Senator Jackie Speier visits campus on listening
Senator Jackie Speier (second
from left) met with students (l-r) Anthony Tucci, Jessica
Pierce, and Kristen Townsend in a roundtable discussion
during her visit to campus April 29.
Photo: Chris Myers
State senator Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) spent
Friday, April 29, on campus meeting with Chancellor Denton,
students, faculty, and members of the senior administration.
Speier's visit was part of a listening tour of all the UC campuses
that she has undertaken to better understand the impacts of
state budget cuts. Speier's meetings on Friday covered a wide
range of topics, including enrollment, diversity in faculty
hiring, and the ethics of genomics, in addition to the effects
of budget cuts on the UCSC campus. She also participated in
a roundtable discussion with students, pictured above.
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