Thursday, October 22, 2009

Starter List of Cuts at UCLA

-severe cuts to the Art and Chemistry libraries
-elimination of student support programs such as Night Powell and Covel Common Tutorials
-a projected 165 fewer courses offered in Fall 2009 than in Fall 2008
-the elimination of the International Development Studies Program, and less availability for majors in general
-an increase of 20 percent in classroom sizes over the last three years
-a decreased workforce in the period of February 2009 to July 2009 by 428 positions, including 36 ladder faculty, 95 lecturers, and 109 teaching assistants
-a projected significant decrease in staff recruitment and reduction in undergraduate enrollment levels in order to guarantee that students graduate on schedule

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