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Walnut Creek Students Earn Degrees

Notices received from University of San Diego and Union College.

Notices continue to roll in of Walnut Creekers achieving college degrees.

From the University of San Diego:

  • Luke Edwards earned a bachelor's degree in architecture.
  • Erin Mulligan earned a bachelor's degree in English.
  • Peter De Young gained a bachelor's degree in English and political science.

From Union College in New York, Scott Reddy graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts in managerial economics.

Milan Moravec June 25, 2012 at 08:02 PM
Californians second class when it comes to admission to University of California. There was a 43 percent jump in the number of affluent foreign and affluent out-of-state students accepted by University of California Berkeley. The more non-Californians admitted, the fewer qualified Californians can be. Fall admit rate for Californians drops to record low 18%. Another shocking picture of inept Cal. senior management. In spite of eligibility Cal. Chancellor Birgeneau ($450.000 salary), Provost Breslauer ($306,000 salary) shed thousands of instate applicants. Qualified instate applicants to public Cal. are replaced by a $50,600 payment from born abroad affluent foreign and affluent out of state students. And, Birgeneau subsidizes affluent foreign and affluent out of state tuition in the guise of diversity while he doubles instate tuition/fees. (Harvard is now less costly than Cal.) Birgeneau/Breslauer accept affluent $50,600 foreign students that displace qualified instate Californians (When depreciation of tax funded assets are included (as they should be), out of state and foreign tuition is more than $100,000 and does NOT subsidize instate tuition. Send a forceful message that Cal. senior management decisions are unacceptable: UC Board of Regents marsha.kelman@ucop.edu and Calif. State Senator and Assemblymember.

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