KCBS_740 BERKELEY (KCBS) — UC Berkeley has spent over a million dollars to fix up the official home of Chancellor Nicholas Dirks.

KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says school records show $400,000 or so went toward room renovations, with the rest going towards the installation of a security fence after protesters sprayed the house with graffiti.

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University officials say none of the money used to fix the house came from state funds or tuition money.

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The work on the 105 year old University House began in July, 2013, just after Dirks was hired.

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