We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

UC President Announces Administrative Cuts at Regents Meeting

Dirk Beyer / Wikimedia
 

Dirk Beyer / Wikimedia

Governor Jerry Brown was at the Regents meeting. He has called for more frugality in state spending. UC officials say Napolitano is responding by freezing the Office of the President’s budget and cutting UC employee travel costs 10 percent, among other measures.

“We’re doing our best to meet some of those objectives with his priorities for cutting costs and living within our means and providing students with every opportunity to graduate in a timely fashion,” says Patrick Lenz -- UC Vice President for Budget and Capital Resources

The UC says it would keep tuition fees at current levels, increase financial aid awards and add faculty with the proposed 256 million dollars it would receive in the Governor’s budget proposal.

But the UC says it would still need more state funding to increase enrollment and fully modernize facilities.

 

Related Stories

  • Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

    It Takes A River: A 135-Mile Journey Down The Colorado

    Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    Each spring, a group of UC Davis student scientists and their professors take a whitewater rafting trip through the Grand Canyon to study a river that sustains 40 million people. Capital Public Radio’s Amy Quinton traveled with them.

  • Patrick Q / Flickr

    California Develops Report Cards For Public Schools

    Friday, September 09, 2016

    After a three-year void, California has implemented a new method to judge public school performance. The replacement for the heavily criticized A-P-I scores the state used to produce is drawing its own criticism.