Monthly Archives: November 2010

The University and the Ruins of the Present

Our $800 fee hike is the direct result of an unstable global financial system. As of the Regent’s meeting vote on November 18th, UC tuition has gone up over $800. A year at UCLA, Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Davis and Irvine … Continue reading

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Welcome to reality folks: First they privatize the business school, then the entire UCLA

Announced on the same day as GSA’s Anderson School Student Forum, Chancellor Block tells us about his new plan to make UCLA “self-sustainable.” This means: – cuts across the board (majors, departments, whatever, it all goes on the chopping block, … Continue reading

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Open Letter from CUCFA President Meister to UC President Yudof on This Year’s Tuition Increase

TO: UC President Mark Yudof FROM: Bob Meister, President of the Council of UC Faculty Associations, and Professor of Political and Social Thought, UC Santa Cruz SUBJECT: Your Open Letter to Californians of November 8, 2010 DATE: 11/15/2010 CC: Governor-Elect … Continue reading

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Actions In Protest of UC Regents Meetings on Nov 16, 17, 18, 2010

Next week, the UC Regents will be meeting at UCSF Mission Bay to vote on educational policies.  For UCLA, this will translate as… -an 8% fee increase (this amounts to a 53% fee increase in two years!) -reclassifying “fees” as … Continue reading

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Decision-making without Our Input

UC Commission on the Future just met (apparently in private somewhere) and voted to recommend 3-year degrees, increased non-resident tuition, and online classes. http://www.dailybruin.com/index.php/article/2010/10/uc_aims_for_4_years_or_fewer_for_degrees

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