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UC Students Protest Tuition Hikes: Why not....?
Posted on Saturday, November 21, 2009
protest excessive spending? UC Students are protesting tuition hikes. The University could hold the line on tuition, if they would just lower expenses. Why don't the students remind them of the connection between expenditures and tuition?
Now would be a good time to cut out all the Grievance Departments, that were established to appease various left-wing academic and politcal constituencies. We could get rid of Gender and Women's Studies, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies, and all the different Ethnic Studies. Maybe the Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion could find something else to do. UC Berkeley has a Gender Equity Resource Center: I wonder how much the taxpayers are paying for today's Transgender Day of Remembrance?
Of course, if cutting the Grievance Groups is too radical, maybe the UC system could ask the tenured professors to each teach one more course per year. Just a thought...