A Small Grant Program for UCSC Senate Faculty        from the Santa Cruz Faculty Association The Santa Cruz Faculty Association announces a program of small grants—ranging from $1500 to $10,000—for projects led by Academic Senate faculty at UC Santa Cruz.  Applicants are encourged to join the SCFA, but non-SCFA members are eligible, and we will not consider membership as a factor in adjudication. Public universities have long been sources of strength for diverse intellectual, economic, and cultural dimensions of society. More recently, in the shadow of economic crises, public dialogue on the struggles of higher education is focused on tuition and the costs associated with serving a growing number of students. But universities are not mere service providers and students […]