The University of California Board of Regents announced Monday that it is canceling its meetings in San Francisco this week because of “credible intelligence” indicating that violence was possible.
The University of California plans to ask for a big increase in funding from a state that is struggling to pay its bills.
A former state regent and legislator is calling the UC President’s proposed 9.6 percent tuition hike a ‘parent tax’ on the middle class.
University of California tuition could rise as much as 32 percent next year if Gov. Jerry Brown’s state budget plan doesn’t pan out, school administrators said Wednesday.
Some of California’s top business and education leaders planned to gather in Silicon Valley Friday morning to talk about the impact of state budget cuts on schools.
Since the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory for U.S. citizens traveling in Egypt, which remains in a tumultuous period of political instability, 19 University of California students and at least 13 other adults have been transported from the country.
Three days of meetings began Tuesday at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus and was expected to focus on a proposed 8 percent fee increase.
UC President Mark Yudof said the tuition hike, along with proposed changes to employee retirement benefits, are needed to close a $1 billion budget shortfall caused by unprecedented cuts in state funding.
The University of California would raise undergraduate tuition by 8 percent but provide financial aid to more students next year under proposals announced Monday by school administrators.