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Thursday, October 22, 2015

"A really good plan" - but what is it?

From the LA Times: UC President Janet Napolitano said Wednesday that she is preparing a plan to significantly increase the number of California undergraduates in the 2016-17 school year throughout the university system, including at UCLA and UC Berkeley, where admission is the most difficult. Napolitano declined to give details of the proposal and how it might meet the state Legislature’s demands until she unveils it at next month’s meeting of the UC Board of Regents in San Francisco. She described it as “a really good plan” that will "apply to all the campuses. It will apply to Berkeley and UCLA as well as to Riverside and Merced.” The Legislature is offering a $25-million bonus in state funding if UC increases the number of California undergraduates by 5,000 for the 2016-17 school year. That would amount to about a 10% rise over the nearly 50,000 new in-state freshman and transfer students who enrolled this fall...

Full story at http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-ln-uc-president-20151021-story.html

So how many are coming?
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