In first budget proposal, Gov. Gavin Newsom shows his commitment to students

STATE ISSUES: Gov. Gavin Newsom set himself apart from his predecessor with his $1.4 billion increase to higher education in his first budget proposal. We just hope this trend continues.

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Emily Bi/Staff

Last week, newly-elected Gov. Gavin Newsom released his budget proposal for the next fiscal year — one that includes greater investments in California’s future with a clear commitment to equality. After former governor Jerry Brown’s disappointing last term, it’s refreshing to see that Newsom is already keeping his promises to his constituents.
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UC Office of the President spends $735K on report, begins structural overhaul

On Jan. 17, 2018, Huron released a report that outlined potential strategies to make UCOP more efficient. Now, some of those suggestions are being acted upon. Klein said in an email that it is unclear what the structural overhaul will cost in total as they do not have a final invoice. On Nov. 14, the Compliance and Audit Committee will meet at the UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco to discuss how much will be spent on these changes, according to Student Regent Devon Graves.
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