Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Click here toe view the full PDF document. Preamble Since at least March of 2020, the University of Florida’s Board of Trustees, President Kent Fuchs, and Provost Joe Glover appear to be operating under the undue influence, real or imagined, of a ch ... Continue Reading →
The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners urges UF to “join the County, the School Board, the City of Gainesville and our local businesses in instituting the common sense safety measures spelled out in the County’s Short-Term Emergency Order 21-25. It simply require ... Continue Reading →
Click here to sign the petition! Click here to view the full petition text with signatures. We, the undersigned faculty of the University of Florida, support the University of Florida’s written commitment and recent statements affirming academic freedom as a core component of a top-ra ... Continue Reading →
Click here to view the full statement. Statement of RFUF Board of Directors November 10, 2021 TO: President Kent Fuchs The Retired Faculty of the University of Florida (RFUF) Board of Directors is concerned with reports of interference by state politicians and ... Continue Reading →
Click here to view the full PDF document. UF MUST STAND UP FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND AGAINST POLITICAL PRESSURE Academic freedom in the United States is under attack. In Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis has made attacking the independence of the University system a cornerstone of h ... Continue Reading →
Dear Colleagues, From the moment that a courageous faculty member in the Department of Political Science contacted our union on the morning of October 13 to report that they had been accused by UF through the UFOLIO process of engaging in “Outside activities that may pose a conflict o ... Continue Reading →
United Faculty of Florida Stands Up for UF Professors & All Floridians’ First Amendment Rights The University of Florida (UF) has infringed upon the academic freedom and First Amendment rights of three political science professors—Drs. Sharon Austin, Dan Smith, and Michael McDonal ... Continue Reading →
UFF-UF Bargaining Team Member, Hélène Huet. was recently featured on NEA News! Click here to read the full article. “In states with collective bargaining, unions can take up the issue at the bargaining table. Thanks to the faculty union at the University of Florida (UF), for exa ... Continue Reading →
UFF-UF President Paul Ortiz was featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education discussing anti-Asian racism and the Florida governorship. Click here to read the full article. “Politicians have exploited the cultural and partisan divides around higher education, Ortiz, who is pres ... Continue Reading →
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