Update: We need you!

April 20, 2009

We need you to write an email and sign the petition.  PLEASE NOTE:  It would be helpful to have letters sent by all of you – even if you’re not at UCSB.  Letters from anyone (whether academics or not) would help to signal to the administration that a large audience is watching this situation unfold and will hold the administration accountable to principles of freedom and justice.  On our first day of the campaign, we’ve already seen support letters from journalists, lawyers, activists from other countries, and faculty and students from across the US.  So all are urged to write!

We have begun circulating the email below.  Please read it, and circulate it to all those who support academic freedom!


Dear colleagues,

UCSB has become the latest front in the war against Academic Freedom.
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