AS/NS Committee on Academic Freedom releases The Consequences of the Abrogation of Tenure, citing the negative effects that the Regents’ actions have had on the university. This committee included chair Wendell Stanley, UC Berkeley professor of virology, and Ewald T. Grether, UC Berkeley professor of business administration. Among forty-seven faculty members who refused to accept an appointment at this time was Henry Scheffé, professor of mathematical statistics.
District Court of Appeal rules in favor of the petitioners in Tolman v. Underhill.
On its own motion, the California Supreme Court decides to review Tolman v. Underhill. The lower court decision is suspended, and the Regents are not required to reappoint the non-signers.
AS/NS votes to ask the Regents to reinstate the non-signers and rescind the oath.
Appointment of new regents shifts the majority on the board in favor of Warren’s anti-oath faction; Regents vote 12-8 to rescind the oath but retain the policy not to employ Communists. Monroe E. Deutsch, UC Vice-President and Provost Emeritus, an early supporter of the non-signers, presents an address at the Commonwealth Club of California. The Levering Oath remains a requirement.
California Supreme Court decides in Tolman v. Underhill that university employees cannot be required to sign a loyalty oath or declaration beyond that required of state employees, and orders that non-signers be reinstated.
Regents unanimously vote not to request a rehearing of Tolman v. Underhill.
Sixteen non-signers go to court to seek back pay for the period they were dismissed.
Non-signers settle with the University.
Delegates to the AAUP vote to censure UC nationally for its past actions during the controversy.