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.
The University of California Board of Regents is asking the state legislature for an additional $411 million in funds for the next fiscal year.
University of California students were protesting at four campuses where board members met by teleconference after worries about violence led to the cancellation of a previous meeting.
The California State University chancellor has ruled out a new vote on a bitterly contested tuition increase, despite pressure to reconsider it because it might have sidestepped open-government laws.
A University of California Board of Regents meeting postponed this week because of fears about violent protests has been rescheduled for Nov. 28, UC officials said Friday.
California State University trustees approved a 9 percent tuition hike Wednesday at a meeting in Long Beach where students clashed with university police and four arrests were made.
Police moved in to break up a demonstration at the University of California at Berkeley that started when anti-Wall Street protesters tried to establish an encampment on campus.
The University of California plans to ask for a big increase in funding from a state that is struggling to pay its bills.
An interview with UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau on the challenges the university has faced with budget cuts over the last few years.
Two people were arrested on the University of California at Berkeley campus Thursday night during protests of the UC system’s proposed plan to hike tuition by as much as $10,000 per year.