Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Recalculating at Oakland

There has to be a good deal of recalculating going on at UCOP in Oakland and at the various campuses after the election. The budget tells the story. Although current data are not available, the table below shows the large dependence of UC on federal funding, directly and indirectly.
Source: page 52 of

The $8.6 billion from various federal programs above is about a third of the UC budget. Any of those programs could change due policy shifts. Other policy shifts could also affect UC, perhaps notably the administration of Title IX, which has been pushing UC and other universities on the issue of sexual harassment and assault. (Administered by the Dept. of Education, Office of Civil Rights.)

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