|Budget Issue:||Unallocated base increases for public colleges and universities.|
|Program:||UC, CSU, CCC, and Hastings|
|Finding or Recommendation:||Reject the Governor’s January approach to base increases. Fund obligations (including debt service, employee pension costs, and deferral pay downs) as a first priority. If more funding is provided, link with specific expectations.|
Our report, The 2013-14 Budget: Analysis of the Higher Education Budget, provides detail on the Governor's tuition freeze proposal. Please see Governor’s Multiyear Budget Plan for a description of the Governor's proposal and the Unallocated Base Increases section for our assessment and recommendations.