California public universities no longer oppose transparency bill
The Donor-Transparency Bill, written by Senator Leland Yee and previously opposed by the University of California and California State University, has been changed to a compromise bill which would protect anonymity of specified donors to address previously voiced concerns.
Read more: http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/california-universities-drop-opposition-to-donor-transparency-bill/33373
College staffing and enrollment decreases
In the past decade, public universities have seen an 8% decrease in the number of staff employed. In the same amount of time, public universities have seen a 9% drop in enrollment. This is in contrast with the previous 20 years which had seen an increase of staff.
Read more: http://chronicle.com/article/Growth-in-College-Staffing/127641/