Students and activists protesting tuition hikes at the University of California at Berkeley vacated their occupation of a building on campus early Wednesday morning.
Hundreds of UC Berkeley students walked out of classrooms Monday to march in protest of planned tuition hikes.
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.
University of California President Janet Napolitano says she is examining whether the public college system has been admitting too many out-of-state and international students.
The 10-year program, known as the Richmond Promise, is part of a $90 million community investment from Chevron.
A San Francisco high school senior set-up a crowdfunding campaign after he was denied financial aid to attend a prestigious summer school program.
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.
Tuition hikes at CSU and UC campus may be frozen but that doesn’t mean the cost for students isn’t rising. Many campuses are now charging “Student Success” fees.
At her first University of California Board of Regents meeting as UC president, Janet Napolitano on Wednesday proposed a tuition freeze and announced several new initiatives.