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January 30, 2013
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New York Times Article About Jerry Brown and UC, 1/29/2013

An interesting article in the January 29, 2013 edition of the  New York Times about Jerry Brown’s approach to UC: Link to full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/29/education/jerry-brown-looks-at-reshaping-higher-education-in-california.html?hp&_r=0 Excerpt: “Governor Brown holds a position on the board of trustees for both Cal State and … Continue reading

January 11, 2013
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What Brown’s budget proposal means for UC

Governor Brown released his 2013-14 budget proposal yesterday. He is proposing increasing state general fund money to UC from $2.504 billion in the 2011-12 year to $2.567 billion in 2012-13, and $2.846 billion in 2013-14. UC is one of the … Continue reading

January 11, 2013
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How Much Would It Cost to Restore California’s Public Higher Ed (January 2013 update)?

Raising revenue has become such a taboo subject in California politics, but restoring quality public higher education in California can be done. For the median California tax return (individual or joint), restoring the entire system while rolling back student fees … Continue reading

January 10, 2013
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Concerns re: open access to publications policy

BFA letter to the Chair, University Committee on Library and Scholarly Communications to express our concern that the proposed policy to expand open access to research publications fails to address many of the issues faced by faculty whose articles, books, and other publications include embedded copyrighted material. Continue reading