Berkeley Will Eliminate 500 Staff Jobs

April 13, 2016

The University of California at Berkeley plans to eliminate 500 nonfaculty staff jobs over the next two years, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. That would decrease the number of staff positions by 6 percent. Officials hope to eliminate many of the positions through attrition, but some layoffs are also reportedly taking place. In February, the university announced a strategic planning process to deal with projected long-term budget deficits.

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