Faculty angered by suggestion to reschedule midterms for football

An email sent from UC Berkeley administration to campus instructors has caused some to question whether athletics are conflicting with the campus’s academics. Professor Bob Jacobsen, chair of the campus division of the Academic Senate, and Catherine Koshland, vice provost for teaching, learning, academic planning and facilities, asked instructors in
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Budget again stirs intercollegiate athletics funding controversy

Despite the fact that lawmakers have approved a budget that explicitly outlines that state funds cannot be used to fund intercollegiate athletics, university and UC Berkeley officials say concern surrounding funding for intercollegiate athletics is a moot point. The budget has once again brought financing for UC athletics teams under
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