State budget cuts have prompted UCLA's Anderson School MBA program to reject public money in favor of private donations and higher tuition. Supporters call it a way to save needier programs that cannot be self-sufficient. Opponents say it's part of a trend away from public funding of higher education. Also, debris from last year's Japanese tsunami is washing up in Canada, Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. On Friday, monitors began work at beaches here in Southern California. What have they found so far? How do they know if it's really the result of that tragic disaster? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, public unions and Democrats: a rift between friends?
Will UCLA Anderson School Privatize?
From this Episode:
Are Public Universities on the Road to Privatization?
UCLA's Anderson School of Management offers a full-time MBA program to 720 students each year. By a vote of 53 to 46, the Legislative Assembly of the campus's full faculty...
12 min, 51 sec
Democrats and Public Unions: A Rift between Friends?
Last week's national election story was the failed recall of Republican Governor Scott Walker in Wisconsin, a state where Republicans and Democrats are sharply divided....
24 min, 26 sec
Scanning the Waves for Japanese Debris
Last week, we heard about the massive Japanese dock that washed up in Oregon, debris from the devastating Japanese tsunami of more than a year ago.
5 min, 37 sec