CJU stands in solidarity with the Concerned Faculty at Penn State in the fight for racial justice.
Update on our previous Statement of Support (Dec 10) The Coalition for a Just University applauds the Centre County District Attorney’s Office’s decision to drop the misdemeanor charges against Professor Oliver Baker for the events that took place at the August 27 Student-Faculty Unity Rally to vaccinate Penn State. Professor Baker was also found not … Continue reading Statement of Support for Professor Oliver Baker
The Coalition for a Just University joins with the Penn State chapter of the American Association of University Professors, the Penn State Students Against Sexist Violence, University Park Undergraduate Association, Lion PRIDE, Queer and Trans People of Color, and the many other students, staff, and faculty who have expressed outrage at the impending visit of … Continue reading CJU Opposes “Pray the Gay Away” Event at Penn State
We welcome the news of a vaccine mandate for University Park faculty and staff. We have seen that mandates increase vaccination levels at other institutions, and any step to make our community safer is a good one. However, this announcement is coming quite late. Many of our faculty, staff, students, staff, and community members have suffered … Continue reading CJU Statement on Penn State Vaccine Mandate
The CJU-PSU Science Team has conducted new Covid-spread simulations for the Penn State University Park (UP) campus using an epidemiological model. This model accounts for the presence of vaccinated individuals. It was used to evaluate alternative scenarios within the COVID-19 testing capacity at UP compared to the administration’s current COVID-19 plan. There were three key findings: … Continue reading CJU Science Team Covid Projections (2021)