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November 1, 2010
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NO NEED FOR CAL TO LAY OFF HUNDREDS OF STAFF, Savings can be found in improved technology performance on campus

SAVE the University has issued a statement calling for a halt to further layoffs until the administration commits to a major investment in overhauling campus informational technology systems, which are a significant barrier to effective work by staff and faculty, as well as to student services.
SAVE – Layoffs & IT
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October 3, 2010
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Principles for Judging Op Ex

SAVE & the Berkeley Faculty Association have come up with a set of principles for evaluating what’s coming down. These are just basic guidelines and we all need to keep discussing things as the actual proposals emerge. Principles for Evaluating … Continue reading

April 24, 2010
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THE BAIN REPORT

Given the depth of the crisis in 2009-10, the campus administration initiated a study by global consultant Bain & Co. of non-academic dimensions of campus operations and how they might be streamlined and costs cut.  This is BFA’s first cut … Continue reading