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

State Assembly committee passes bill aimed at limiting UC nonresident enrollment

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...

Prop 30 forever?:
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."


Napolitano Won’t Restrict Heated Political Rhetoric On UC Campuses

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