Chris Newfield

Past Chair, UC's Academic Senate Committee for Planning and Budget

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Professor of American Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara and past Chair of the UC's Academic Senate Committee for Planning and Budget; author of Ivy and Industry: Business and the Making of the American University, 1880-1980 and Unmaking the Public University: The Forty-Year Assault on the Middle Class

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On the campus of UCLA today, a committee of the UC Board of Regents  approved a 32% increase  in student fees.  Fourteen protesters were arrested and removed from the committee room…

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