Saturday, November 18

More than 15 publications and organizations attempt to evaluate colleges and universities in the United States and around the world. UCLA is ranked anywhere between first and 48th. (Arthur Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)
More than 15 publications and organizations attempt to evaluate colleges and universities in the United States and around the world. UCLA is ranked anywhere between first and 48th. (Arthur Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Jessie Hui/Daily Bruin)
(Jessie Hui/Daily Bruin)

(Justin Ma/Daily Bruin)
(Justin Ma/Daily Bruin)

Front-page report of the Bruins defeat of USC during UCLA football’s only championship season in 1954. Intercollegiate athletics were already major televised affairs at this time. (Daily Bruin archives)
Front-page report of the Bruins defeat of USC during UCLA football’s only championship season in 1954. Intercollegiate athletics were already major televised affairs at this time. (Daily Bruin archives)

Robert Reich has been floated as the potential replacement for UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks. Although he raises fair criticisms of the university system, it's unlikely he would be able to make a significant change as chancellor. (Creative Commons photo by Danorton via WikiMedia Commons)
Robert Reich has been floated as the potential replacement for UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks. Although he raises fair criticisms of the university system, it's unlikely he would be able to make a significant change as chancellor. (Creative Commons photo by Danorton via WikiMedia Commons)


UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla has expressed confidence that the university will be able to reach its fundraising goal of $2 billion in private donations over the next 10 years.

(Creative Commons via Wikimedia by Ben Lunsford)

Arthur Wang: UCSD fundraising campaign demonstrates favorability for UC privatization

UC San Diego, the University of California campus built for the Cold War, has been getting the cold shoulder from its alumni lately. It’s proven to be more than a minor snag for the university, which is preparing to embark on a $2 billion capital campaign next year – the donor-driven mechanism in which large universities sustain themselves in the era of the modern corporate university – and move forward on multiple construction projects to increase the attractiveness of the physical campus. Read more...

UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla has expressed confidence that the university will be able to reach its fundraising goal of $2 billion in private donations over the next 10 years.

(Creative Commons via Wikimedia by Ben Lunsford)


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