UC Berkeley bloated, wasteful, consultants say

by E Wayne Ross on April 13, 2010

San Francisco Chronicle: UC Berkeley bloated, wasteful, consultants say

For a world-class university studded with Nobel laureates and innovative research, UC Berkeley manages its finances a bit like a sloppy undergrad, a new report suggests.

The campus could save about $75 million a year by streamlining purchases, concentrating job duties and laying off “redundant” managers, according to consultants hired last fall to help the school become a leaner operation

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