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.
Regents are meeting by teleconference from 4 different campuses, after last week’s cancellation of their San Francisco-based meeting because of security threats.
Police arrested dozens of Occupy SF protesters who stormed a Bank of America branch on California Street in San Francisco during a march Wednesday afternoon, and refused to leave.
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.
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 rebellion against tuition and fee hikes brewing on the board that oversees the University of California starts at the top.
A former state regent and legislator is calling the UC President’s proposed 9.6 percent tuition hike a ‘parent tax’ on the middle class.
University of California officials are preparing plans to deal with state budget cuts that could lead to more tuition increases and less student access.
The pensions of the state’s highest paid public employees have become the latest target of Sacramento politicians struggling to close a budget deficit now estimated at more than $28 billion.
The threat of a lawsuit from some of the University of California’s highest paid executives over a boost to their already generous pensions is being met with legislation.