Faculty Association at UCLA

As transition looms, campus stirs

What is the future of public higher education under a Trump administration? With the transition of presidential power a week away, students, staff, faculty, and administrators on campuses across California … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Calif. Higher Ed. Leaders to Trump: Keep DACA

The presidents of California’s three higher education systems issued a joint letter on Tuesday calling on the President-elect Trump to maintain Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

November 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

CUCFA Letter to Pres. Napolitano

The Council of UC Faculty Associations (CUCFA) set a letter to UC President Janet Napolitano on November 23 applauding her statements after the US presidential election, and outlining concrete steps … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Faculty Respond to Trump Election

UCLA faculty are circulating a letter to the campus community in the wake of Donald Trump’s election, and asking colleagues to sign on in support. The letter condemns “acts of … Continue reading

November 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

CUCFA Statement on Chancellor Searches

A Statement of Principles for Choosing New University of California Chancellors A University of California Chancellor must be committed both to broad access to university education and to scholarly excellence, … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Academic Senate Rejects New Pension Tier

Representatives of UC faculty on all campuses delivered a strongly worded rejection of the proposed 2016 pension tier. Reports from the campuses were extensive and overwhelmingly negative (link to PDF). … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Faculty Voice Opposition to Pension Proposal

On Friday, the UCLA Academic Senate hosted an informational meeting that explained in clear terms that this is a bad, bad plan for faculty. What to do about it was … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pension Changes Proposed: lower benefits, little savings, weaker UCRS

The University of California will soon have a third pension tier if the Regents approve a plan put forth by the Retirement Options Task Force on Friday. UC President Janet … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

UCOP Response to CUCFA on Health Options

In April, the Council of UC Faculty Associations drafted a letter of concern over proposed changes to UC employee health insurance options. Over 2,500 faculty system-wide added their names in … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Which Way UCLA? May 6, 12 noon

Save the date! Which Way UCLA? Faculty and the Future of Public Higher Education Wednesday, May 6, 12 noon to 1:30 PM UCLA Faculty Center, Sequoia Room Buffet lunch will … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment