Committee on Academic Freedom (CAF)

Reviews policies and issues affecting the academic freedom of UCSF faculty. CAF is currently reviewing the issue of academic freedom in the context of institutional affiliations, as well as the use of materials generated by UCSF faculty.

UCSF Faculty in the Adjunct, Clinical X, Health Sciences Clinical, In-Residence, and Ladder Rank series are eligible to be appointed.

5-6 members, meets for 90 minutes every other month.

Meeting Schedule

Date Location Day Time Agenda Minutes Attachments Description
September 18, 2023 Zoom Monday 2:00 - 3:00 pm 2023-09-18 2023-09-18
November 9, 2023 Zoom Thursday 1:00 - 2:00 pm 2023-11-09 2023-11-09 1 
January 11, 2024 Zoom Thursday 1:00 - 2:00 pm 2024-01-11 2024-01-11 1 2 
March 14, 2024 Zoom Thursday 1:00 - 2:00 pm 2024-03-14 2024-03-14 1 
June 11, 2024 Zoom Tuesday 12:00 - 1:00 pm 2024-06-11 1 

Academic Senate Staff: Kirstin Mcrae  

Members

Term
Steven Altschuler, PhD, Chair, Professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, (P)    09/01/2023 - 08/31/2024
Andrea Hasenstaub, PhD, Vice Chair, Associate Professor, Oto-General Ohns, (M) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2024
Tracy Lin, PhD, Associate Adjunct Professor, Social Behavioral Sciences, (N) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Beth Mertz, PhD, MA, Prof. Prev & Restor Dental Sci, Preventive & Restor Dent Sci, (D) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Laralynne Przybyla, PhD, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Biochemistry And Biophysics, (M) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2026
Vikram Rao, MD, PhD, Assoc Prof Of Clin Neurology, Neurology, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2024

Future Memberships

Term
Andrea Hasenstaub, PhD, Chair, Associate Professor, Oto-General Ohns, (M) 09/01/2024 - 08/31/2025
Vikram Rao, MD, PhD, Vice Chair, Assoc Prof Of Clin Neurology, Neurology, (M) 09/01/2024 - 08/31/2025
Samantha Valle-Oseguera, PharmD, Associate Professor, Clinical Pharmacy, (P) 09/01/2024 - 08/31/2027

Documents of Interest

Bylaws | Committee Description | Archives