Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Update:Video- CA Gov. Brown's May Revise on CA Budget Press Conference

update:
"Gov. Jerry Brown's latest budget proposal calls for spending more on the state's colleges and universities each year through 2016-17 -- and for a 4-year tuition freeze at CSU and UC."
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"A brief statement by the UC's budget chief, Patrick Lenz, noted the proposed investment by the state over time -- 4 to 5 percent per year, though 2016 -- and then asked for more: "UC will continue working with the governor and the Legislature to address critical funding needs, such as a $15 million budget augmentation for the UC Riverside School of Medicine, a capital facilities funding plan to provide student access and address seismic retrofit, and funding for the state's employer retirement contribution."
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"The budget plan would give the state's community colleges 30.7 percent more, an extra $1,503, to spend per student by 2017 than it did in 2012, according to a summary document provided by the governor's office. California State University would receive a 33 percent increase during that time -- an additional $1,900 per student -- and the University of California would get 23.4 percent more, about $2,500."

For California colleges, governor calls for tuition freezes and drops proposal for unit caps

video of may revise presser can be: viewed at this link and a breakdown available here from UCLA Fac blog

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