UC Budget Central

The latest news on the UC budget

Our University: Regents’ budget options, new Merced chancellor, pension news

UCOP | June 1

The latest edition of the monthly UC newsletter also looks at the new student health insurance program and a systemwide research website.

UC Retirement Plan contributions increasing July 1

UCOP | May 24

Faculty, staff and the university will contribute more to the UC Retirement Plan beginning July 1. Rates for most faculty and staff will rise to 3.5 percent of pay, up from roughly 2 percent for most employees. UC will pay 7 percent of pay, up from 4 percent.

UC leaders discuss ways to weather financial storm

UCOP | May 18

With the state budget still uncertain, the University of California Board of Regents on Wednesday discussed short- and long-term options for how UC will cope if state financial support for public higher education continues to wane.

UC president responds to revised state budget

UCOP | May 16

Responding to the all-cuts option included in Gov. Jerry Brown’s May revision of the state budget, UC President Mark Yudof says such a budget "would represent a dire challenge to the university and a retreat by the state from its historic support of higher public education in California."

Budget update: Facing UC Berkeley’s economic challenges with video

NewsCenter | May 12

Vice Chancellor John Wilton provides a video update on how the campus is working through the economic challenges it faces, bridging over cutbacks to preserve access and excellence.

Operational Excellence launches ‘Ask OE’ video series with video

Operational Excellence | May 11

In a new series of short videos, leaders of the Operational Excellence project talk — in the studio, with students and staff on Sproul Plaza — about proposals for student services, unit restructuring, centralization and more.

Pac-12 signs new media rights deal; how it impacts Cal | May 5

Men’s gymnastics program to continue at UC Berkeley | May 2


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