Wednesday, December 19

Administrators discuss student advocacy for state funding at budget town hall

Administrators said general core funds have decreased 35 percent, or $11,000 per student, since 2000. They said student advocacy is needed to prevent further decreases. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Administrators said general core funds have decreased 35 percent, or $11,000 per student, since 2000. They said student advocacy is needed to prevent further decreases. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

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UCLA administrators strategized how students should respond to continual decreases in state funding as enrollment increases. Jeff Roth, associate vice chancellor of Academic Planning and Budget, said at a town hall Wednesday that general core funds per student, which is a combination of tuition fees and state support, has decreased over 30 percent since 2000.


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Olivia Shipp (right) is pictured with her little, Chloe Burnitz. Shipp passed away at 20 years old Nov. 16 in Rome while studying abroad. (Courtesy of Chloe Burnitz)
Olivia Shipp (right) is pictured with her little, Chloe Burnitz. Shipp passed away at 20 years old Nov. 16 in Rome while studying abroad. (Courtesy of Chloe Burnitz)

Currently, all parking meter revenue generated by Westwood goes to the City of Los Angeles. If the program is approved, 15 percent of the revenue from parking meters will go back to the Westwood Village Improvement Association to improve the Village. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
Currently, all parking meter revenue generated by Westwood goes to the City of Los Angeles. If the program is approved, 15 percent of the revenue from parking meters will go back to the Westwood Village Improvement Association to improve the Village. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Student workers asked UCPath representatives about possible resolutions to payroll issues at the town hall Thursday. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)
Student workers asked UCPath representatives about possible resolutions to payroll issues at the town hall Thursday. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Undergraduate Students Association Council officers reflected on their efforts throughout the quarter. The council meets publicly Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in Kerckhoff 417. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

USAC recap – fall 2018

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Undergraduate Students Association Council officers reflected on their efforts throughout the quarter. The council meets publicly Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in Kerckhoff 417. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

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