UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, who began his job as the university’s leader last November, not only has to deal issues with academics but also safety, diversity and social justice in an environment where money for higher education is still not as forthcoming as state educators would prefer.
University of California President Janet Napolitano’s first regents’ meeting as head of the system drew about 100 protesters in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding she be removed from the post.
While competition can be fierce among open teaching positions, an educator can play an important role for countless numbers of students.
California State University officials say they need nearly $250 million more in state funding for the next academic year than Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget calls for.
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.
California Community Colleges names new chancellor to head nation’s largest higher ed system.
An interview with Dr. Robert Corrigan, the outgoing president at San Francisco State University on the state of higher education in California.
Protesters have disrupted a University of California board meeting where officials are discussing a tuition increase to help close its budget shortfall.
Nearly all of the 72 people arrested during this week’s protests over funding for higher education at the state Capitol have been released.
California Highway Patrol officers arrested dozens of protesters who refused to leave the state Capitol Monday night after repeated warnings, capping off a day of protests over cuts to higher education.