April 30, 2008

Sacramento State fights proposed budget cuts

 

Photo: University President Alexander Gonzalez leads the UBAC discussion on the state’s budget impact.

Sacramento State and the CSU Alliance continue efforts to fight the governor’s proposed cuts in the 2008-09 state budget. An alliance of students, administration, faculty and staff is spreading the word about how those cuts would raise student costs, increase class sizes, reduce admissions and have a disastrous impact on California’s future, which is dependent on an educated workforce. The University’s Budget Advisory Committee, UBAC, keeps adjusting the direct affect the cuts would have on Sacramento State as more information is released about California’s budget.



Sacramento State communication campaign targets budget cuts

The Alliance for the CSU will make it easier for opponents of the governor’s proposed higher-education budget cuts to contact the state’s decision-makers.
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Budget cuts update offered at University forum

An update on Sacramento State’s 2008-09 budget was outlined during an April 24 panel presentation led by University President Alexander Gonzalez in the University Union Ballroom. The University’s Budget Advisory Committee, UBAC, is working to minimize the impacts under the governor’s proposed budget, but a final state package is still far from being settled.

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Sac State unifies to oppose budget cuts

Hundreds of Sacramento State administrators, faculty, staff, students and alumni packed the University Theatre and other overflow-accommodating rooms Tuesday, March 18 in a display of united and determined opposition to a proposal to slash California State University’s budget by $386 million in the 2008-09 fiscal year.
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