Yudof said in the event that an all-cuts budget is passed, the UC will have to struggle to fill the gap in a short period of time using a bridging strategy and a 32 percent midyear fee increase the board would have to approve.
Another possible fee-related change would be
differential tuition by campus – an idea that has stirred controversy in the weeks leading up to the meeting.
While some said that all options needed to be on the table, others cautioned that differential tuition would have a multitude of negative impacts on the university, including increasing counterproductive competition between campuses and unequal qualities of education from campus to campus.
Construction continues apace and we are confident that as a result of this process, the Court’s concerns will be fully addressed without stopping or delaying the construction activities that will fulfill our commitment to improve the seismic safety of the Stadium.
We’ll keep tabs on developments over the course of the summer.