Friday, January 24

UC disputes state audit report on new payroll system costs

This post was updated Aug. 28 at 3:37 p.m. The University of California’s plan to update its payroll system will cost millions more than originally estimated and is several years behind schedule, according to a state audit released Thursday. Read more...

Photo: A state audit estimated the UC Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping and Human Resources project will cost $942 million to implement. However, the UC Office of the President maintains it will take $504 million to complete the project.

UCLA receives SCAG sustainability award for BruinBikeSmart program

UCLA received a sustainability award from an urban planning association for a campus bicycle safety program the university started in October. The Southern California Association of Governments recognized the UCLA Transportation on May 4 for the BruinBikeSmart program, which allows campus cyclists who receive a citation to complete an online safety course for $75 rather than pay a citation fee upward of $300. Read more...

Photo: Cited cyclists may choose to take a bicycle safety course, which takes about an hour to complete, once every 12 months instead of receiving a punitive mark on their driving record. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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