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UC Day draws attention to university’s budget crisis

More than 200 university alumni and friends converged in Sacramento on March 1 for UC Day, an effort to advocate for a long-term funding solution to maintain the quality of the University of California.

UC faces a proposed $500 million cut in the state’s 2011-12 budget as California struggles to recover from a $25 billion deficit.

“We’re willing to help share the pain,” UC President Mark Yudof told the crowd gathered in a tent on the Capitol grounds. “But we need to have a conversation with legislators about a long-range funding plan for UC.”

See Donna Hemmila’s full story from Sacramento on the UC Newsroom website.


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