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UC President Warns of Havoc if Medical Workers Strike

May 15, 2013 | 1:13 pm

UC President Warns of Havoc if Medical Workers Strike

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University of California President Mark Yudof said patients at the university’s medical centers will be at risk if thousands of union workers make good on their plans to strike. Last week, unions announced that their members had overwhelmingly approved a strike. Both sides are debating a contract, including pension benefits. A strike could be devastating, […]

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Can Online Courses Save the University of California? Mark Yudof Looks Into the Future

February 6, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Can Online Courses Save the University of California? Mark Yudof Looks Into the Future

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The future of the University of California may look a lot like what’s in front of your eyes right now. Speaking to Marketplace’s Jeremy Hobson, the school’s departing president, Mark Yudof, said public universities may depend on online courses for their survival. “I think in the case of the University of California, in a few […]

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UC President Mark Yudof Announces Resignation

January 18, 2013 | 12:58 pm

UC President Mark Yudof Announces Resignation

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Citing health concerns, University of California President Mark Yudof on Friday announced he is leaving the job at the end of the academic year and will return to teaching law on the Berkeley campus. Yudof took the helm of the 10-campus system on June 16, 2008, as it faced budget cutbacks triggered by the nationwide […]

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February 7, 2011 | 1:22 pm

UC, CSU Chancellors: No Tuition Hikes in Response to Proposed Cuts

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KQED’s John Myers tweets that both CSU Chancellor John Reed and UC Chancellor Mark Yudof have stated that the governor’s proposed $500 million in higher education budget cuts will not trigger tuition hikes at state schools. Reed, however, said CSU will cut degrees and admissions. The remarks came at a press event. Meanwhile, California Watch […]

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Morning Splash: PG&E Pressure Spikes, Yudof’s Warning, SmartMeters Coming to SF

January 20, 2011 | 7:13 am

Morning Splash: PG&E Pressure Spikes, Yudof’s Warning, SmartMeters Coming to SF

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Lawmakers push PG&E to identify spiked gas lines (SF Chronicle) State lawmakers pressed Pacific Gas and Electric Co. on Wednesday to reveal which of its urban gas transmission lines had been subjected to intentional pressure spikes since 2003, a practice that experts fear could have weakened the pipes. Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, said he […]

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January 10, 2011 | 3:20 pm

Brown Budget 2011: State Officials React

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A rather random selection of reaction to Gov. Brown’s 2011-2012 budget, which calls for an additional $12.5 billion in budget cuts and a five-year extension of “temporary” sales and income taxes adopted under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. University of California President Mark Yudof, An Open Letter to California: “This is a sad day for California. In […]

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November 8, 2010 | 12:38 pm

UC Considers Tuition Hike, Expanded Aid, Future Pension Reductions

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From AP: OAKLAND, Calif. – The University of California is considering proposals to raise student tuition by 8 percent, expand financial aid and reduce pension benefits for future employees. UC President Mark Yudof offered the proposals in an open letter to California and discussed them on Monday. He said tuition hike and pension changes are […]

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