Tuesday, September 16, 2014


On the VC Fund

WSJ University of California Plans Venture-Capital Fund for Campus Startups
Investment Pool, at $250 Million, Would Be Among Biggest Targeted for Student, Faculty Research

they also have a video interview with Janet Napolitano on Tuition, Educational Policy
they describe it as "Janet Napolitano, the former Homeland Security Secretary and current president of the University of California, addresses why tuition has risen, future plans on costs, and her thoughts on President Obama’s educational policy."

-and talk about a way to have a predictable tuition model

and SF Biz Times on the VC fund again too
University of California launches $250 million venture fund
remember UC Regents dreams of Jagdeep and always 17% -- met it this time:
University of California endowment chalks up 18.7% return

KEYT with this:
Students File Federal Complaint Against University of California Santa Barbara
Allegations Of Hostile Environment

The Hill: University of California decides against divesting from fossil fuels

Reuters on it too: University of California task force won't support divesting fossil-fuel holding
Sac Bee with two stories on the Pres of the UC Regents
don't know if this group includes any UC folks:
A San Francisco appellate court has upheld a trial judge’s decision that Gov. Jerry Brown wrongly furloughed thousands of state-government scientists and engineers three years ago.

and on: his reversing 187 language

and: they talk about AB 1476

and CA higher ed comes up in this SF Gate article on Brown and Kashkari:
According to 2012 Census data, California's bottom 20 percent of households earn an average of a little more than $12,500 a year. The top 20 percent of households earn nearly 17 times more at an average of about $211,000 a year.

The top 5 percent of average households makes roughly $369,000 a year.

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