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Letters

73 scholars decry ‘cultural vandalism’

Published: 8th February, 2021

Professor Ad Putter, Fellow of the British Academy and co-director of University of Bristol’s Centre for Medieval Studies, along with 72 other scholars have written to University of Leicester’s vice-chancellor, decrying his proposed changes to English at our university.

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Welcome to Nishan Canagarajah

Published: 4th November, 2019

Dear Nishan It was good to have the opportunity to meet with you a fortnight ago and briefly outline our priorities. We are writing to formally welcome you to Leicester and to our university. Here we – very briefly – reflect on the history of the University, explain what we believe to be its most…

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Letter to VC and Chief Librarian

Published: 30th August, 2019

Letter sent from Leicester UCU to Acting Vice-Chancellor and the Chief Librarian re proposed cuts to library budget, 30 August 2019. We write to express our alarm at the cuts to library information resources due to be introduced from the academic year. At more than half a million pounds (£547,624 is the figure we have…

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