Budget archive

Administration, UC regents discuss strategies for weathering financial storm

Administration, UC regents discuss strategies for weathering financial storm May 18, 2011:

With the state budget still uncertain, the University of California Board of Regents on Wednesday discussed short- and long-term options for how UC will cope if state financial support for public higher education continues to wane.

UC president responds to revised state budget

UC president responds to revised state budget May 16, 2011:

Responding to the all-cuts option included in Gov. Jerry Brown’s May revision of the state budget, UC President Mark Yudof says such a budget “would represent a dire challenge to the university and a retreat by the state from its historic support of higher public education in California.”

Budget update: Facing UC Berkeley’s economic challenges with video

Budget update: Facing UC Berkeley’s economic challenges May 12, 2011:

Vice Chancellor John Wilton provides a video update on how the campus is working through the economic challenges it faces, bridging over cutbacks to preserve access and excellence.

UC President Yudof to testify about proposed education budget cuts

UC President Yudof to testify about proposed education budget cuts May 4, 2011:

UC President Mark G. Yudof will speak on May 6 at a state Senate Budget Committee hearing on the economic and business impacts of proposed education budget cuts.

Financing California: Strategies for fiscal housekeeping with video

Financing California: Strategies for fiscal housekeeping April 4, 2011:

UCTV covers the Travers Conference on Ethics and Accountability in Government, a UC Berkeley symposium that explored strategies for putting California’s crumbling fiscal house in order.

Sen. Simitian touts the value of Cal with video

Sen. Simitian touts the value of Cal March 24, 2011:

State Sen. Joe Simitian comments on the immense value of UC Berkeley to California’s economy. [video]

Chancellor Birgeneau testifies in Sacramento with video

Chancellor Birgeneau testifies in Sacramento March 16, 2011:

Chancellor Birgeneau testified in Sacramento yesterday in support of AB 130, Assemblyman Cedillo’s bill that would allow the expenditure of private funds for scholarships to support undocumented students attending universities and community colleges in California. The bill was passed out of the Assembly Higher Education Committee by a vote of 6-2.

For Berkeley alums, this UC Day is all about the future

For Berkeley alums, this UC Day is all about the future March 1, 2011:

For a dozen or so Berkeley alumni, staff and students, a visit to the Capitol is a chance to speak directly to legislators – in their own voices – about the university’s contributions to California in the form of education, innovation and jobs.