‘Is it still worth it?’: Cecilia Lucas grapples with reality of lectureship

Photo of Cecilia Lucas
Cecilia Lucas/Courtesy
Cecilia Lucas, who received her doctorate degree from UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Education, then filled a lecturing position as a GSI in campus's global poverty and practice minor in 2013. However, amid budget cuts, Lucas explained that the department was not able to guarantee all of its lecturers four courses.

Transforming that which needs to be transformed is a goal that Cecilia Lucas strives toward in everything she does, including her UC Berkeley lectureship.
Read More…

UC-AFT, UCOP contract negotiations move toward potential impasse

The University Council-American Federation of Teachers, or UC-AFT, and the UC Office of the President, or UCOP, made little progress on lecturer contract negotiations this week as they approach a potential impasse, according to Kendra Levine, UC-AFT Unit 17 chair and research librarian.
Read More…