A Crisis in Governance at Goldsmiths? Urgent Questions Asked to Council Over Conflicts of Interest

The below letter was addressed to Dinah Caine, Chair of Goldsmiths Council, on December 10 2021 Questions for Chair of Council Dear Dinah Caine, We write as concerned members of staff to raise important and troubling governance issues that have come to our attention. These relate to issues of conflict of interest, transparency and accountability…

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What You Said: Comments to the Decision Makers

“The current plans for Goldsmiths could signal the end of democratic education in the U.K.” Christopher Connery, Chair, History of Consciousness Department, Professor, World Literature and Cultural Studies, UC Santa Cruz, USA “Another example where core teaching and administrative staff pay for bad management. We need change.” Professor Steve Edwards, Birkbeck, London, UK “Goldsmiths is a treasure…

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Open Letter to Professor Frances Corner, OBE, Warden of Goldsmiths, Council & Senior Management Team

​​We are academics, researchers and artists who have in various ways collaborated with members of the Goldsmiths community over the years or have been members of staff or students ourselves – or are simply acquainted with the College’s stellar reputation. Goldsmiths, University of London, is internationally renowned for its progressive and critical education, its commitment…

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GOLDSTAFF JISC

Why JISC? JiscMail is the national academic mailing list service. JiscMail helps people working in education and research sectors to discuss, debate, collaborate and communicate with peers, experts and partners using mailing lists. Discussion lists enable free flowing discussion and debate between subscribers and are set up to allow subscribers to post new messages and…

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Staff Assembly

Brown Paper Bag Lunchtime Assembly Second Meeting 18/02/21 @1pm To get your Zoom link invitation register with Eventbrite The time has come to reconstitute ourselves, to push ahead with widening the grassroots, staff-led discussion about Goldsmiths and its future, including the College’s response to the budgetary deficit and the COVID-19 crisis. To our knowledge, the…

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