Board of Regents
Despite Student Protests, UC Board Of Regents Approves Raising Fees By As Much As 28 Percent Over 5 Years
Tuition could be raised by as much as five percent in each of the next five years, unless the state boosts the university system’s budget.
The students are voicing concerns about UC President Janet Napolito’s proposal which could increase tuition by as much as five percent over the next five years.
The proposal is calling for an initial $250 million investment to finance faculty and student-led startups.
Hundreds gathered at a memorial for Nelson Mandela at UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza. Guests speakers recalled the university’s role in the struggle to end apartheid in the 1980s.
Last week Janet Napolitano just about tripled her old salary as Homeland Security Secretary now that she’s confirmed to be the next president of the University of California.
The governor is ultimately looking to make the university system a more efficient one, keeping costs down while also getting students out in a timely fashion.
Protesters have disrupted a University of California board meeting where officials are discussing a tuition increase to help close its budget shortfall.
Protesters have disrupted the University of California Board of Regents meeting being held at the Riverside campus.
A University of California Board of Regents meeting postponed this week because of fears about violent protests has been rescheduled for Nov. 28, UC officials said Friday.
The Board of Regents rejected a proposed fee hike that could have raised basic tuition for California residents to more than $22,000 by the 2015-16 academic year.