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May 8, 1992 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
In the wake of last month's furor over UC President David Gardner's retirement package, the UC Board of Regents is moving toward more public scrutiny of salaries and perquisites for top university administrators. Most future discussions of UC executives' compensation would be conducted in public sessions, and decisions of any closed-door meetings on such issues would be "fully and clearly" disclosed, according to a policy proposal released Thursday.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 22, 1992
Ordinary people just can't understand it. When they retire, they get either a pension or a lump sum. But David P. Gardner seems to be getting both a pension and a lump sum as he retires from the presidency of the University of California: $126,000 annually starting as early as next year, plus an extra $857,000.
NEWS
January 15, 1988 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
The University of California is planning to tighten its internal financial auditing procedures in the wake of a scandal at its Santa Barbara campus. Until now, each of the nine UC campuses had a lot of autonomy in deciding which areas of its operation should be audited each year. Under a plan approved by a UC Regents committee meeting at UCLA on Thursday, the central UC administration will have more say in the audits.
NEWS
August 27, 1992 | WILLIAM TROMBLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
By allowing some of its top administrators to live "regally" and "palatially," the University of California is risking the loss of public confidence and support, members of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee told UC representatives Wednesday.
NEWS
May 13, 1993 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
A high-ranking University of California official who was the architect of controversial pay and benefits packages for university executives will receive a full year's salary of $181,640 while working only part time for the next 12 months, according to an announcement Wednesday. The retirement arrangement for Ronald W.
NEWS
April 17, 1992 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The controversy over UC President David P. Gardner's retirement package escalated Thursday as legislators called on the auditor general to investigate bonuses for top UC executives. The call for the inquiry followed the release of an embarrassing transcript of a closed-door meeting at which UC officials discussed whether to conceal the details of the retirement package for the outgoing system chief. In the transcript of a March 19 meeting, Ronald W.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 1992 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The campus residence for the UCLA chancellor bespeaks the power, culture and resources of a great American university. The elegant Florentine-style house, nearly 11,000 square feet, is surrounded by seven acres of lush landscaping. Inside, walls are lined with valuable paintings, including a Picasso and an Utrillo. The wood-paneled library is stocked with books and sculptures, and there are beautiful Oriental rugs throughout. One thing, however, is missing: No chancellor lives there.
NEWS
September 18, 1992 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
A divided UC Board of Regents on Thursday debated the findings of a recent state audit critical of UC executives' spending habits, with some regents contending that the reputation and financial health of the system have been badly damaged. The auditor general's questioning of UC executives' first-class travel, entertainment and gift-giving with UC funds provoked widespread and appropriate resentment from students and faculty in the nine-campus system, some regents said.
NEWS
September 16, 1991 | WILLIAM TROMBLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At a time when the University of California has been forced to trim its budget by $300 million and raise student fees 40%, UC President David P. Gardner and other top administrators are being paid more than their counterparts at other major American universities.
NEWS
May 22, 1993 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
In yet another depressing indication of the state's budget problems, the University of California on Friday abandoned for the foreseeable future its plans to build a campus in the San Joaquin Valley. "This is not a good thing," UC President Jack W. Peltason said. "It's not what we wanted to do. It's what we had to do, given the economic realities of our time."
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