Robert Birgeneau

Protesters gathered at the UC Berkeley campus on November 8, 2012, seeking a cut in tuition after the passage of Proposition 30. (CBS)

UC Berkeley Students Seek Tuition Cuts After Prop. 30 Passes

Hundreds of students at UC Berkeley walked out of class and marched in the rain Thursday, demanding that their tuition go down following the passage of Proposition 30.


Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chancellor Says UC Berkeley Keeps Top Ranking Despite Cuts

As fall classes began Thursday at the University of California at Berkeley, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau said the university remains the top public university in the world despite drastic cuts in state funding in recent years.


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UC Berkeley To Pay $162K Over Illegal Camera Search Outside Chancellor’s Home

The University of California, Berkeley will pay a photojournalist $162,500 to settle a lawsuit alleging campus police illegally searched his camera for photos of a student protest outside the chancellor’s home.


UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau

UC Berkeley Chancellor To Step Down After 8 Years

The chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley plans to step down from his post at the end of the year.


UC Berkeley, Cal

UC Berkeley Launches Middle-Class Financial Aid Program

The University of California, Berkeley is launching a new financial aid program for middle-class students.


Occupy Cal, UC Berkeley

‘Occupy Cal’ Protesters Call For Strike; Police Defend Actions

University of California at Berkeley police on Thursday defended their actions during demonstrations on campus the day before when the newly formed “Occupy Cal” movement drew thousands of people and resulted in dozens of arrests.


UC Davis Classroom

UC To Consider Annual Tuition Increases Instead Of Spikes

Just as classes were getting underway for the fall semester, the University of California was looking to give students a more accurate financial forecast as they pursue higher education.