University of California students will likely face a steep midyear tuition increase if voters reject Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative.
Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders have come up with a plan to freeze tuition rates at California’s public universities if voters approve a tax hike in November.
Protesters have disrupted a University of California board meeting where officials are discussing a tuition increase to help close its budget shortfall.
University of California students could face significantly higher tuition if the state doesn’t increase funding and voters don’t approve the governor’s tax initiative.
Three people were arrested at a University of California Regents meeting Thursday after a demonstration denouncing a possible state funding deal that protesters said would raise tuition and cut employee benefits.
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.
College students all over the Bay Area and across the nation were partnering with the Occupy movement Thursday in a day of action against higher tuition costs.
Protesters have disrupted the University of California Board of Regents meeting being held at the Riverside campus.
State Senator Leland Yee’s proposed bill says colleges and universities shouldn’t give administrators pay raises while students struggle with fees and tuition increases.