being covered here: California colleges enroll thousands who don't meet requirements -By Matt Krupnick -- it raises larger questions about perhaps a lack of coordination between UC and CSU in policies.
Thousands Who Don't Meet Requirements Enroll at UC, CSU Schools
The number of students admitted into UC schools who don't meet minimum requirements is growing.
University Diaries on the CSU Salary Cap that includes pointing out an important private funding exception...
and check out what happened to this grad student here:
Push Me, Pull You, Arrest Me at California State University Headquarters By Joe Deegan
folks are sick of it all and it is being translated like this:
Editorial: Time for another way to run a college
UC Davis students take over vacant campus building
remember the Google coming big time to Cal
well, there is this latest on the Google - students need to think carefully about this...maybe.
Remaking on the SOTU- surprised no discussion on the passage POTUS had about on line alternatives and shortening the length of time on course completion- but the post covers many other areas.
UCSD Guardian paper is giving error messages but apparently they are covering the "secession of UCSF"...maybe their links will work later.
the rest is all the $%#@ over the place - randomness:
Angela Merkel says things are great, but-- Soros says things are/will be lousy, 2600 people pay $20,000 each to attend Davos -by invitation only- Money Honeys everywhere.
this video clip keeps nagging - fact check, fact check (like CalBuzz - not huge Erin Burnett fans).
(Charlie Rose and Zbigniew Brzezinski-- there was an exchange at the 30 minute mark on supposed market rate salaries and their impact on the future of America and capitalism-thought of UC SMG salary justifications.
why did one of the UC senior admins (Lenz?!) say at the UC Regents meeting that some govt officials said not to worry so much about drafting austerity measures/resolutions in advance?! that things/economy will pick up by Fall. Do they know something?)
Do you think it is going to get better - or are we just bracing for/constructing the next round of 'worse'?
remember we suggested a psych study on The Ladders commercials a while back? well, there is this latest confirming not far off the mark on that one.
except the Psych folks already have some serious problems understanding correct terms for actions in social justice and transparency "The study focused on “prosocial” gossip that “has the function of warning others about untrustworthy or dishonest people,” "?! -wtf - where do these folks come from- the 1950's? that is not what one would call "gossip"--in this day and age- the psych folks are wading in the fluff while this and this --using the term 'gossip' makes it more PR friendly but the whole subject reduced to silliness.
Did you know Senator Boxer and Di Fi support PIPA? (see mid page next to Thelma and Louise photo on that link) as in SOPA PIPA...
many of their colleagues came up in this 60 minutes piece - it also came up in the SOTU too...
SOTU presented to the Congress
but are representatives truly representing?
- Richard Blum (AGAIN!)
- Gareth Elliott
- George Kieffer
- Sherry Lansing (AGAIN!)
- Hadi Makarechian
- Eloy Ortiz Oakley
- John A. Pérez
- Richard Sherman
- Charlene Zettel
- Maria Anguiano
- Lark Park
- Alumni, Ex Officio, Student UC Regents .And advisors, reps, designates
- Ellen Tauscher
- H. Peter Guber
- Appointed (Estolano , C.V. )
- Appointed (Cohen, M)
- Appointed (Butler, L)
- VACANT ( by Pattiz)
- Appointed (Leib, R)
"If the University were a business, it would likely be the largest corporation in California."
"If The University Were A Business, It Would Likely Be The Largest Corporation In California"-Regents Minutes (2010)