Recent Messages About Free Speech

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | UCI’s Commitment to Inclusion and Equity ♥ ✚

Yesterday a young white man killed eight women in three separate attacks in the Atlanta area. Six of the eight victims were Asian. There has been a long series of attacks on Asians and Asian-Americans across the nation in recent months, fueled by anti-Chinese political rhetoric during the pandemic and emblematic of long-standing discrimination that [...]

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | UCI’s Commitment to Inclusion and Equity ♥ ✚2021-03-17T14:12:06-07:00

2020-2021 Application | Valuing Open and Inclusive Conversation and Engagement (VOICE) Initiative ♥

The UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement is pleased to share the application for the 2020-2021 Valuing Open and Inclusive Conversation and Engagement (VOICE) Initiative. VOICE provides funding for UC students, staff and faculty who are interested in conducting research or coordinating programs and activities that further the mission of the Center. [...]

2020-2021 Application | Valuing Open and Inclusive Conversation and Engagement (VOICE) Initiative ♥2020-12-17T14:48:50-08:00

Chancellor Howard Gillman | Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community ♥

Dear Fellow Anteaters: As we start an exciting new academic year, I want to share some thoughts on the protections and norms of free speech on our campus. I deeply believe that it is possible to have robust free speech while treating each other with mutual respect. Freedom of speech is a bedrock value of [...]

Chancellor Howard Gillman | Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community ♥2020-10-07T09:45:52-07:00

Graduate Division | A Message for the DECADE Community on Behalf of Graduate Dean Gillian Hayes ♥★✚

Dear DECADE mentors and DECADE student community, I am writing to  you today with a heavy heart and a humble request for your help in supporting our many students, post-docs, faculty, and staff who are struggling right now. As if 2020 wasn’t hard enough, this past week has pushed many past our limits. We [...]

Graduate Division | A Message for the DECADE Community on Behalf of Graduate Dean Gillian Hayes ♥★✚2020-07-23T09:03:27-07:00

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community Sept. 26, 2019 Dear Fellow Anteaters: As we start an exciting new academic year, I want to share some thoughts on the protections and norms of free speech on our campus. I deeply believe that it is possible to have robust free speech while treating each other with [...]

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community2019-09-26T12:00:54-07:00

National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement

  A message from Chancellor Howard Gillman     I am pleased to announce that the UC’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement has selected its inaugural class of fellows. The center, established by President Janet Napolitano in October 2017 and housed at the UC’s Washington, D.C., office, brings together people of [...]

National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement2018-02-09T10:47:47-08:00

Frequently Asked Questions for University Employees About Possible Federal Immigration Enforcement Actions on University Property

Frequently Asked Questions for University Employees About Possible Federal Immigration Enforcement Actions on University Property Charles F. Robinson, General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs at the University of California, has issued the following FAQ for members of the University of California community, who are concerned about immigration enforcement actions occurring across the country [...]

Frequently Asked Questions for University Employees About Possible Federal Immigration Enforcement Actions on University Property2018-01-17T13:37:52-08:00

UC President announces National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement

The University of California — birthplace of the Free Speech Movement — will open a center in Washington D.C. devoted to research, education and advocacy on issues of free speech and civic engagement.   “Few issues today are more timely, or more challenging, than free speech on our nation’s college campuses,” said UC President Janet [...]

UC President announces National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement2017-11-01T14:07:56-07:00

Does Disruption Violate Free Speech?

The Chronicle of Higher Education October 17, 2017 By Howard Gillman and Erwin Chemerinsky http://www.chronicle.com/article/Does-Disruption-Violate-Free/241470   Does Disruption Violate Free Speech? When student protesters prevented President Michael H. Schill of the University of Oregon from delivering his State of the University speech this month, the group explained, "Free speech is the right of individuals and [...]

Does Disruption Violate Free Speech?2017-10-20T16:54:44-07:00
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