Thursday, April 21, 2016

Updated - "Dirks acknowledged that any changes to Berkeley's academic programs would probably save only a few million dollars. But he said the main reason to redesign them would be to settle on an academic vision in line with new budget realities."

See:As UC Berkeley tries to close its deficit, administrators feel the ire of traditional faculty allie
http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-berkeley-deficit-20160421-story.htmls


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State Assembly committee passes bill aimed at limiting UC nonresident enrollment
http://www.dailycal.org/2016/04/20/state-assembly-committee-passes-bill-aimed-limiting-uc-nonresident-enrollment/

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A couple more items:

CHE with their headline/Katehi spin "UC-Davis Chancellor Says She’s Not Going Anywhere"
More of the *I manage a $4 billion dollar University city mixed with I can't manage everything* excuses, and *it was my fault, no it was other people at fault* flip flopping...
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Prop 30 forever?:


http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_29794113/school-taxes-majority-california-would-extend-tax-rich
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In a poll released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California, a solid majority -- 62 percent -- of likely voters supported extending for 12 years Gov. Jerry Brown's Proposition 30 income tax increase on individuals earning over $250,000 to pay for education and health care. An initiative being circulated by teachers unions and health care organizations would put that proposal before voters in November."

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Napolitano Won’t Restrict Heated Political Rhetoric On UC Campuses

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