Text of Joyce Tolliver’s Speech to the Faculty Senate: Jan 30, 2012

It is with great pleasure that we post here the profound and brave remarks of Professor Joyce Tolliver to the Faculty Senate on January 30th. Her comments present a scrupulous analysis of the recent events at U of I regarding the President and the implications of these events for the university. We encourage you toContinue reading “Text of Joyce Tolliver’s Speech to the Faculty Senate: Jan 30, 2012”

CFA Position and Analysis on Pensions Bill SB 512

The Illinois state legislature is currently preparing to vote on SB 512, a bill that would have substantial negative effects on the pension benefits of present and future U of I faculty as well as thousands of other state employees. CFA opposes the passage of this bill. We have produced an analysis and position paperContinue reading “CFA Position and Analysis on Pensions Bill SB 512”

CFA Response to Enrollment Management Letter Signed by 120 Faculty

Campus Faculty Association statement in response to Faculty Letter on Enrollment Management The Campus Faculty Association supports the efforts made by the named chairs in their letter, drawing the attention of the Board of Trustees to the problems with the Enrollment Management Plan. Like the signatories of this letter we are concerned that the processContinue reading “CFA Response to Enrollment Management Letter Signed by 120 Faculty”

CFA mourns the passing of Gary Adelman

Professor Emeritus Gary Adelman passed away just before the New Year. Gary was a president of the Union of Professional Employees (UPE), CFAs previous name. A colleague of Gary’s in the union days, Ronald Peters, paid tribute to him by saying he “exhibited tremendous zeal for faculty rights, and had an inborn sense for correctingContinue reading “CFA mourns the passing of Gary Adelman”

CFA Response to Troyer resignation: CFA calls for a halt to the University Enrollment Management Plan, program reviews

The Campus Faculty Association at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign is calling for an immediate moratorium on the administration’s new plan for managing enrollment, and a halt to all reviews of programs and departments, following the resignation of President Michael Hogan’s chief-of-staff, Lisa Troyer. Our president, Dr. Harriet Murav has issued the following statementContinue reading “CFA Response to Troyer resignation: CFA calls for a halt to the University Enrollment Management Plan, program reviews”