The Sacramento Bee stated in an article:
But next year’s fees could go up “anywhere from 0 to 20 percent,” UC’s vice president for budget told a group of student government leaders this month.
Patrick Lenz said he told the student leaders that UC is facing a $1 billion shortfall next year and university officials are working on many ways to close the gap.
“A fee recommendation is not going to be the single largest driver of our needs,” Lenz said.
UC’s governing Board of Regents is likely to vote on next year’s fee levels in November or January.
Given the bleak predictions for next year’s state budget, it’s unlikely universities will hold the line on fees, said Steve Boilard, director of higher education for the Legislative Analyst’s Office.
“I would be shocked if there was not a fee increase,” he said. “If I had to guess, I’d put it in the range of roughly 10 percent for each segment again.”
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