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.
Tuition at the University of California’s 10 campuses would rise by as much as 5 percent in each of the next five years under a plan UC President Janet Napolitano that is at odds with Gov. Jerry Brown.
A California State University committee has approved a plan to raise tuition by five percent if Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative doesn’t pass in November.
The president of the University of California will not request a hike in tuition.
The University of California Board of Regents is asking the state legislature for an additional $411 million in funds for the next fiscal year.
Regents are meeting by teleconference from 4 different campuses, after last week’s cancellation of their San Francisco-based meeting because of security threats.
Amid calls for the chancellor’s resignation, University of California, Davis has launched an investigation in the wake of video showing an officer using pepper spray on a group of protesters who appear to be sitting passively on the ground.
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.
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.
The UC Board of Regents has approved a plan to raise student tuition by an additional 9.6% for the coming school year in response to a steep reduction in state support…