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Lost in translation: Campus language lecturers combat funding cuts, threats to diversity

Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments)
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By The Daily Californian

Ana-Belén Redondo-Campillos, a UC Berkeley lecturer of Spanish and Catalan, is worried the campus will cancel her classes.

The Arts and Humanities Division in the College of Letters and Science has received a budget reduction in April that will take effect beginning next academic year, according to Anthony Cascardi, the division’s dean. Cascardi wrote in an email that this budget cut will impact instructors that are neither tenured nor tenure-track professors — which disproportionately affects the foreign language departments.

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