Open Letter to Chancellor Wise of UIUC re firing of Steven Salaita

CALIFORNIA SCHOLARS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM August¬† 8, 2014 Chancellor Phyllis Wise Office of the Chancellor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Swanlund Administration Building 601 E. John Street Champaign, IL 61820 Dear Chancellor Wise, California Scholars for Academic Freedom* is an organization devoted to defending academic freedom and representing more than one hundred fifty faculty at universitiesContinue reading “Open Letter to Chancellor Wise of UIUC re firing of Steven Salaita”

Open Letter to Address Violations of the Right to Education and Academic Freedom of the People of Gaza

CALIFORNIA SCHOLARS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM An Open Letter to Address Violations of the Right to Education and Academic Freedom of the People of Gaza California Scholars for Academic Freedom,* an organization devoted to defending academic freedom and representing more than one hundred fifty faculty at universities and colleges throughout California, strongly condemns the ongoing IsraeliContinue reading “Open Letter to Address Violations of the Right to Education and Academic Freedom of the People of Gaza”

Letter to Assembly Member Shirley Weber and Campus Climate Committee

August 1, 2014 Assembly Member Shirley Weber, Ph.D. Assembly Select Committee on Campus Climate hearings State Capitol, Room 3126 Sacramento, CA¬† 95814 To Assembly Member Shirley Weber and the Campus Climate Committee: The California Scholars for Academic Freedom is writing to express our concern that your final hearings addressing racism on college campuses not beContinue reading “Letter to Assembly Member Shirley Weber and Campus Climate Committee”