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The following three letters are from my side of an exchange with UCLA Distinguished Professor, Dr. Edward L. Keenan.  I'm making these letters public to show how I have approached UCLA faculty and administrators on my termination.  These letters also give you important facts and information on how UCLA abuses its students.

Letter 1 to UCLA Distinguished Professor, Dr. Edward L. Keenan:


Dear Dr. Edward Keenan,


I met with you this past Spring to discuss the facts of my termination from UCLA's Graduate School of Education & Information Studies.  As you may recall, I was attempting to gather UCLA faculty members to examine these facts, so that they might then collectively decide on an appropriate course of action that follows from their conclusions.

I'm getting back to you again both to see if you are interested in pursuing this matter any further with interested colleagues and also to put my termination to you in a different manner, based on a comment you made to me during our meeting.  At that meeting, you remarked that the University's administration doesn't take kindly to one department "meddling" in the affairs of another department.

Let us suppose that you went to another faculty member in another department because you had been made aware of facts showing that a graduate student in this colleague's department was violating the University's fundamental academic and ethical principles.  Let us then suppose that this professor told you that the University's administration doesn't take kindly to its faculty members' meddling in these academic matters outside their own departments.  And let us finally suppose that both you and this colleague then ended your concern with the matter.

This is, of course, an entirely implausible scenario, for reasons that hardly need stating.  But to be sure, were faculty members to knowingly disregard students' violating the University's academic and ethical principles, these professors would be seen as active participants in conduct that destroys the foundation of this University.

A faculty member in the Education Department has recently told me that he is willing to look into my termination if he is asked to by one of his colleagues.  Therefore, I would like to know if you remain interested in my termination so that you might contact him and the three of us might then meet to discuss these facts.


Tom Wilde

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