Emeritus Professor, University of Toronto

“The Knack of Not Reliving Our History”
as part of the Bicentennial Course

Soc. 295/AMCUL 310 “Silences in UM History”

March 7, 2017

10:00 a.m. –  12 noon
Michigan Union, Pendleton Room

Chandler Davis was one of the three professors fired by the UM in the early 1960s for their alleged communist ties. Such blatant disregard of academic freedom and thought in UM history needs to be publicly remembered so that it is not repeated at present or in the future.  


Passed by SACUA January 30, 2017 by a unanimous vote.


The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA) expresses its strong support and appreciation of President Schlissel’s recent statement, “Protecting the interests of our international community of scholars.” We stand with the President in upholding the core values of higher education and an inclusive society.

Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA)

Committee Nominations are being accepted

The SACUA Election will be held at the March 20, 2017, Senate Assembly meeting. SACUA nominees will be posted in the Record the week prior to the meeting. If you are a U-M Faculty Senate member, see here and have served on Senate Assembly or a Senate Assembly committee during your time at the university you are eligible to run. These are three-year terms and meetings are every Monday afternoon from 3:15-5 pm during the academic year. Summer meetings may also be scheduled.

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Coming Up

SACUA: Next Meeting March 6, 2017 - Conference Room 4025
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Senate Assembly /Faculty Senate Meeting March 20, 2017
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