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July 29, 2009
UC campuses are collectively absorbing 40 percent of the more than $800 million state funding gap UC is facing. At the July Regents’ meeting, chancellors testified about the impact the cuts will have on faculty hiring, class size, number of courses offered and delivery of services to students. Read more…
July 28, 2009
In response to the new state budget signed today, UC President Mark Yudof says, “We’re doing all we can to minimize the impact of these cuts on the quality of all we do. At the same time, we’re acting now to chart a new course for the future. This pattern of annual cuts in state funding is unsustainable.”
July 23, 2009
Christopher Edley, dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law, talks about his proposal for an 11th UC campus online in a Q&A with The Chronicle of Higher Eduaction. Edley is a member of the newly launched Commission on the Future of UC, which will be exploring new ways to deliver education with improved cost-efficiency and excellence.