UCLA FA to Rejoin CUCFA

Some years ago the UCLA Faculty Association was a member of Council of University of California Faculty Associations (CUCFA), but dropped out.  With new leadership at CUCFA and the UCLA FA, it seemed like a good time to revisit our membership in the Council, and recently the Executive Board voted unanimously to pursue a renewed … Continue reading UCLA FA to Rejoin CUCFA

Alternative Blog Reading

Campbell's Bookstore in Westwood (long gone)As we do at the end of each quarter (calendar year quarter; not UCLA quarter), we provide an alternative way to read the blog.You can flip through the 2013 fourth quarter's blog pages at the link below.  However, formatting may be odd and all audio and video will be absent.  … Continue reading Alternative Blog Reading

Letter from the Chair of the UCLA Faculty Assn.

Dear Colleagues,The UCLA Faculty Association has a new Executive Board this year, and a full slate of complex issues to address. We appreciate your continued support, and encourage you to get involved in your FA.As I'm sure you are aware, there have been significant changes to the health insurance offerings for University of California employees. … Continue reading Letter from the Chair of the UCLA Faculty Assn.

Substantial Changes in the UCLA Faculty Association

Date: April 17, 2013To: Members of the UCLA Faculty AssociationFrom: Steven Lippman, Chair, and the UCLA Faculty Association Executive BoardRE: Substantial Changes in the UCLA FABottom Line: Members have two choices: Remain a member of a reorganized FA or resign your membershipThe UCLA Faculty Association has served the faculty well since 1973. The FA has … Continue reading Substantial Changes in the UCLA Faculty Association

The Blog Compendium: 4th Quarter of 2012

Each quarter, we give you the alternative of reading the last three months of the UCLA Faculty Assn. blog as a kind of online book.  In that mode, you don't get the audios and videos.  And the formatting sometimes comes out oddly.  But, nonetheless, you can find a link below to the compendium for the … Continue reading The Blog Compendium: 4th Quarter of 2012

Robert Anderson’s Presentation on the Future of UC Funding (With Slides)

Robert AndersonThe prior post on this blog carried the audio (only) of the forum sponsored by the Faculty Association at UCLA on the Future of University of California Funding held November 7, 2012 at the UCLA Faculty Center.Each of the three presenters used slides as part of their talks.  Below you will find two (alternative) … Continue reading Robert Anderson’s Presentation on the Future of UC Funding (With Slides)

Audio Available for Today’s UCLA Faculty Assn. Forum on the Future of UC Funding

At today's noontime forum on the Future Funding of UC, Steve Lippman (upper left) opened the event.  Karen Orren (center top) was the moderator.  Christopher Newfield (upper right) made the opening  presentation.  Robert Anderson (lower left) followed Newfield.  Daniel Mitchell (center bottom) followed Anderson.  The discussant was Sylvia Hurtado (lower right).  After the discussant, there … Continue reading Audio Available for Today’s UCLA Faculty Assn. Forum on the Future of UC Funding

Given the Election Results, Has UC Dodged a Bullet? Lunchtime Forum Today

Reminder: Today is the day!  SPEAKERS’ FORUM ON ALTERNATIVE FUNDING MODELS FOR UCDATE: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012TIME: Noon-1:30 pmLOCATION: Faculty Center, California RoomLUNCH: Complimentary Sandwiches and Beverages will be served.RSVP: ucfa@earthlink.net so we can get an accurate food count.  (Cut and paste this address into your email.  You can't do it from here.)APRIL 1982: ANCIENT CALIFORNIA HISTORY “The interconnected complications surrounding … Continue reading Given the Election Results, Has UC Dodged a Bullet? Lunchtime Forum Today