Thursday, November 2, 2017

Student housing crisis, and a question of UC leadership chasing wedge issues instead of making the 'trains run on time'?

Blame it on former admin and take years to write a standard 38 page report, but what will be the rebuttal? Pushback?:
Civil rights policy broken in Cal field hockey case, probe finds; ex-administrator blamed
http://www.dailycal.org/2017/10/30/civil-rights-policy-broken-in-cal-field-hockey-case-report-finds-ex-administrator-blamed/

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This new report on student housing:
http://www.ppic.org/publication/ppic-statewide-survey-californians-and-higher-education-november-2017


Poll finds high housing cost is barrier to college education in California
http://www.sfgate.com/education/article/Poll-finds-high-housing-cost-is-barrier-to-12324629.php

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Discussion of Higher Ed revenue streams myths and taboo here:
Troubles of the Michigan Model
http://utotherescue.blogspot.com/2017/11/troubles-of-michigan-model.html

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Dirks recently tweeted this: "In order to thrive, universities - and societies - need balance of research fields"

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And this is at THE: on his struggles at Cal
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/features/nicholas-dirks-life-fault-line


They've also got this there:

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/opinion/will-enforcing-free-speech-campus-bring-freedom-or-tyranny

Check it against this:
Feeding a Dangerous Fiction, Redux
http://utotherescue.blogspot.com/2017/10/feeding-dangerous-fiction-redux.html

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UC part of joint legal motion to halt repeal of DACA program
https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/press-room/uc-part-joint-legal-motion-halt-repeal-daca-program

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California Gov. Jerry Brown heads to Europe for climate talks- he returns Nov 14, the UC Regents meet Nov 15-16...

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