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RELEASE: “Students & Workers In, Executives Out”

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – Students and workers gathered outside UCSF’s Mission Bay Conference Center in protest of UC’s contracting out practices, rising education costs, and more during UC’s Board of Regents meeting Wednesday morning. The protest took place just two weeks after UC President Janet Napolitano testified before state lawmakers regarding her interference with an audit of her office that found $175 million in secret funds.

UC Office of the President Responds to Allegations of Inflating Budgets, Editing Statements, More

The UC Office of the President has approximately $175 million in undisclosed funds, which includes $33 million received from an annual charge levied on campuses, according to a report published on Tuesday by the California State Auditor.

STATEMENT: UC Workers React to State Audit of UCOP

Oakland: In a blistering critique of financial and administrative practices at the University of California’s Office of the President (UCOP) released this morning, California State Auditor Elaine Howle has concluded that UCOP failed to disclose nearly $200 million in “amassed reserve funds,” “used misleading budgeting practices,” provided its highest-paid employees with overly generous salaries and benefits, “failed to justify” its spending on system-wide initiatives, and “intentionally interfered” with the State’s Audit process.

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