Budget Smudget! Defending UC Berkeley’s public mission

The Campus on a Hill

When I was at Yale University one summer, I found myself reflecting on the little differences between it and UC Berkeley. At UC Berkeley, an important meeting always suffered from a shortage of food. At Yale, I attended mundane events with tables stocked like a supermarket shelf. This was the
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A campus in crisis

The Campus Upon a Hill

It’s undoubtedly a turbulent time to be a student at UC Berkeley. It seems like the only thing more unbalanced than the planned “Free Speech Week” is our budget.
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UC Berkeley budget problems stem from state pressure

Campus issues: Revenue generation in Christ’s budget relies too heavily on benevolence and charity

Carol Christ has a clear philanthropy vision. In the Christ Administration’s budget for 2017–18, Christ and her team envision a campus in which donations are a primary source of revenue. Indeed, revenue generation was bandied about during the lead-up to the new budget. The plan reveals that revenue makes up
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BAMPFA responds to release of fiscal year 2018 budget

BAMPFA has adopted an ambitious plan for achieving a targeted budget deficit reduction of $582,000 set by the recently unveiled campus fiscal year 2018 budget, including plans to generate $850,000 in new revenue, increase its endowment by $5 million and reduce the number of scheduled exhibitions as part of cost-saving measures.
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