Home Page of
Charles Schwartz
Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley


contact by email: schwartz@physics.berkeley.edu
Searching this site                                                           
 on Teaching                        UC Data Sources

Critiques of the University    

>>> Also see the web site (blog) http://UniversityProbe.org  for open discussion of all this.        

Continuation of the Series: "Financing the University" --
          Part 10 (4/15/07),  Part 11 (4/25/07),  Part 12 (5/2/07),  Part 13 (9/30/07),  Part 14 (2/13/08),
          Part 15 (6/26/08),  Part 16 (11/4/08),  Part 17 (12/15/08),  Part 18 (5/21/09), Part 19 (6/23/09)
          Part 20 (9/9/09),  Part 21 (1/26/11), Part 22 (2/28/13), NEWEST: Part 23 (3/20/13)

Continuation of the Series: "What's Happening with the Pension Fund?" --
           Part 25 (7/2/07),  Part 26 (2/23/10), Part 27 (8/10/10)

Presentations in the Faculty Seminar on UC's Financial Future (Berkeley, Spring 2010)
:
       Transparency101 (3/9/10), The Meister Controversy (3/22/10)

A Better Plan, submitted to The UC Commission on the Future (12/3/09)

Seminar on Financial Futures for UC (Fall 2009), ASUC Forum (10/12/09), Forum (10/23/09)

MAJOR TOPIC:   Cost Accounting at a Research University

Recent Op-Eds:
          Daily Californian (9/7/07),  S.F. Chronicle (9/20/07),  Rejected (12/07), L.A. Times (5/27/08), Rejected (1/09)
         Chronicle of Higher Education (5/22/09),  The Daily Beast (7/31/09),  Minding the Campus (8/9/10)   
         Chronicle of Higher Education (2/7/12), Rejected (2/12),  Remaking the University (3/15/12), 

Secrets of the Regents:  The Mercer Affair (3/3/09)

UCB Anthropology 139 Lecture (2/25/010)         National Conference of Student Regents and Trustees (4/4/09)

UCRP - Data & Questions (9/30/06),  UCRP - Peer Comparisons (1/29/07), UCRP - The Question of Fees (7/9/08)

 Performance Reports for UC's External Investment Managers (8/23/06), Update (2/2/07)

Executive Compensation (1992 -> 2/22/06), Statement to the Regents (4/13/06)
OP/ED (unpublished),   Letter to the Editor (5/17/06)

  Secrets of the Regents (7/17/05),  NEW LEGISLATION (introduced 6/06 ...)

The Cost of Undergraduate Education at a Research University (9/11/05) Experts Respond (11/27/05)
  Part II (12/18/05), Feedback, Letter to Stanford (3/11/06)
  Improved Calculation of the Cost (12/15/07)

Questions about Privatization of UC
a failed initiative before the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate: April 25, 2005

LAWSUIT (4/1/03  to 1/12/04)
a successful action against excessive secrecy in the investment activities of The Regents

         Recent Series:
"What's Happening with the Pension Fund?" --
           Part 1 (10/2/00), Part 2 (10/9/00), Part 3 (10/16/00), Part 4 (10/23/00), Part 5 (10/30/00),
           Part 6 (3/27/01), Part 7 (4/23/01), Part 8 (5/4/01), Part 9 (5/18/01), Part 10 (6/6/01),
           Part 11 (9/28/01), Part 12 (10/18/02), Part 13 (11/4/02), Part 14 (12/18/02), Part 15 (1/26/03),
           Part 16 (1/26/03), Part 17 (2/24/03), Part 18 (5/29/03), Part 19 (10/29/03), Part 20 (2/29/04), 
           Part 21 (3/28/04), Part 22 (4/21/04),  Part 23 (7/6/04) ,  Part 24 (10/17/05), continued above ...^
             related materials:  Mullinix1  Correction-Part 14  Risk-Adjusted Returns Russ' Whoppers

"Financing the University" --
           Part 1 (3/2/00), Part 2 (4/27/00), Part 3 (7/3/00), Part 4 (8/27/00),  Part 5 (11/27/01)
           Part 6 (9/1/03), Part 7 (11/28/04), Part 8 (2/13/05), Part 9 (10/17/05), continued above ... ^
             related Letters, Hershman Letter , Lenz Letter (5/09)

Where the Berkeley Faculty Are (1999)

Looking into the UC Budget (1992-98)

A Look at the Regents of the University of California (1991)

A Plan to Democratize the Regents (1993)
 
A Study of Outside Consulting by Academics (1975)

Theoretical Physics

c.v., papers
 
 

Social Responsibility in Science

c.v., papers
 

delicious wisdom (from a fortune cookie): "Ask and you shall receive, this includes trouble."

--------- Last updated March 21, 2013 

address:
Department of Physics
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720

office: 392 (New) LeConte Hall
phone: (510) 642-4427

   drawing  <-- with my MIT necktie ... and without the tie -->  photo
 

Privacy Policy