The High Cost of Higher Education

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    The state's massive cuts to the University of California budget have impacted the lives of students, faculty and staff systemwide.

    Teachers are facing furloughs and paycuts, and students are set to face their 9th tuition increase in 8 years. Over 225,000 students, and 19,000 faculty call the UC system home.

    In this editorial, we discuss the real cost facing us in the future, if we don't act today.

     

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    The San Jose Mercury News: "With expenses rising Calfornia college kids have another way to get a great education"

    The Daily Californian Online: "The Breaking Point"
     
    The Daily Californian Online: "UC Public Education No Longer Affordable"
     
    The Daily Californian Online: "UC Regents to Consider Raising Fees"

    UC Regents approve 2009-10 student fees

    UC Newsroom: "UC unrestricted net assets: myths and facts"
    Peter Taylor, CFO, University of California

    The Sacramento Bee Editorial: "Ticked Off profs punish students"

    Los Angeles Times: "UC Regents approve student fee increase"

    SF Gate: "Walkout called over UC budget cuts"

    AAUP CBC Executive Committee Resolution
     
    Keeping California's Promise- "Privatization is The Issue"
    George Lakoff- Distinguished Professor of Linguistics, UC Berkeley

    UC Faculty Walkout: To read the letter signed by faculty throughout the UC system

    University of California, UC Newsroom: "UC Regents discuss budget, possible fee increases."

    University of California, UC Newsroom: "Campuses sweep top spots in college rankings"  

    University of California, UC Newsroom: "Furlough Program begins across UC"

    University of California, UC Newsroom: "UC transaction with state of California"

    Univeristy of California statistics regarding state funding, fee increases, and financial aid support:
    - General Funds Report
    - Estimated Change in Undergraduate Net Fee Costs
    - Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients