Budget update: Facing UC Berkeley’s economic challenges

BERKELEY — John Wilton, UC Berkeley’s vice chancellor for administration and finance, provides an update on how the campus is working through the economic challenges it faces. He explains how UC Berkeley plans to bridge over the cutbacks and is preserving its standards of access and excellence. He highlights the importance of the current strategies, including Operational Excellence, continued advocacy efforts and the pursuit of new revenue sources. He warns that additional state funding cuts will force the campus to revisit its plans.