UCLA Officials Stump For Graduate Student Increase, Governor’s Budget

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block talks with Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León during a recent advocacy trip to Sacramento.

With more than 750 additional California students having enrolled at UCLA this academic year, Chancellor Gene Block and Executive Vice Chancellor Scott Waugh each separately visited Sacramento to garner support for Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed state budget, while advocating for additional funding to support a critical boost in graduate student enrollment. Both requests will work to maintain UC quality while the system works to even better serve California and its residents.

The visits to the state capital are a prelude to several efforts by UCLA Advocacy, with group trips for UC Graduate Research Day and UC Day in Sacramento set for March.

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