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‘Tipping point’: Study finds UC system cannot grow without more state funding

The study catalogued the history of UC revenue sources and expenditures over its 150 year history across 10 campuses, noting its reliance on state funding from 1900 through the 1990s. Beginning in the early 1990s, however, per student state revenue started to decrease “dramatically,” while total enrollment grew with the California population from 166,500 to 273,000 students enrolled today.
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Cal Dining replaces meal points with meal swipes

“The decision was made to be more aligned with the food services other UC campuses offer,” campus spokesperson Adam Ratliff said in an email. “It is important to note that for all Meal Plans, when dining in residential commons, students must use all meal swipes, then they may use their flex dollars.”
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UC Berkeley named No. 1 public university

The ARWU also named UC Berkeley the fifth best university in the world, behind Harvard University, Stanford University, the University of Cambridge and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. UC Berkeley ranked 5th overall last year, which was its lowest rank since the ARWU was first published in 2003.
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