UC President Yudof to testify about proposed education budget cuts

University of California President Mark G. Yudof will speak on Friday, May 6, at a state Senate Budget Committee hearing on the economic and business impacts of proposed education budget cuts.

Yudof will talk about how UC plans to cope with a proposed state reduction of $500 million, and what an all-cuts budget would mean for the university. He will also discuss UC’s importance to communities throughout California, and to the state’s economic growth and development. The hearing will be streamed live, beginning at 10 a.m. To watch, log on to http://sbud.senate.ca.gov/