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

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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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Napolitano addresses the UC Board of Regents, introducing a proposed freeze in undergraduate tuition for the 2014-15 school year as well 
as initiatives to increase transfer rates from community colleges to the UC system and reach complete energy efficiency systemwide by 2025.

Napolitano proposes undergraduate tuition freeze for next year at UC Regents meeting

Her other initiatives include improving research productivity, transfer rates and energy efficiency

UC President Janet Napolitano proposed a freeze in undergraduate tuition for the 2014-15 school year in a public address before the UC Board of Regents on Wednesday as part of a larger plan to develop a more sustainable long-term tuition model for the university.
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