UC Faculty Walkout – 9/24

Update: AAUP Endorses Walkout

Posted in Uncategorized by ucfacultywalkout on September 3, 2009

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Hundreds of UC professors, from all divisions and campuses, wrote in support of the 9/24 walkout during the first two days of the call.  With that support, and more that is now pouring in, the letter posted below will be recirculated to faculty throughout the UC system shortly.  Student organizations throughout the UC system have begun mobilizing in solidarity.

* The AAUP (American Association of University Professors) has endorsed this call for collective action:  http://www.aaup.org/AAUP/newsroom/2009PRS/ucwalkout.htm

* UPTE, representing over 10,000 University Professional and Technical Employees, will strike on 9/24 in solidarity with faculty: http://www.upte.org/publication-mm/2009-08-31.html

* SAVE, a faculty organization at UC Berkeley, has called for a “Day of Education” on 9/24 in solidarity with the walkout

* Article in the Daily Californian: http://www.dailycal.org/article/106486/uc_faculty_plan_walkout_to_protest_recent_budget_c

* STUDENTS: Berkeley Professor Catherine Cole’s open letter to UC students has been posted with the call for a faculty walkout here: http://berkeleycuts.org/

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