$13 Minimum Wage For University Of California Employees Goes Into EffectThe University of California’s plan to raise the minimum wage for all workers systemwide took effect Thursday, the first of three incremental raises expected to bring wages to at least $15 an hour by 2017.
University Of California May Require Measles Vaccine For Admission In 2017The University of California system may soon mandate incoming students to be vaccinated for several contagious diseases, including measles.
UC President Napolitano To Form Campus-Wide Sexual Violence Prevention TaskforceUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano announced on Friday that she is forming a task force to oversee the university's efforts to prevent sexual violence on all UC campuses, medical centers and facilities.
More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California SchoolsPreliminary admissions data show that 17,589 Latino students have been accepted as freshmen at one of the University of California's nine undergraduate campuses for the fall, or 29 percent of all 61,120 in-state applicants who were offered a spot. That compares to 16,378 white residents, who made up 27 percent of the admitted applicants.
UC Regents Committee Approves Funding For Dilapidated President’s MansionThe $620,000 in funding would fix a leaky roof and make seismic improvements to the mansion, but a complete overhaul would cost over $3 million.
Protesters Disrupt Meeting As Napolitano Confirmed As 1st Female UC PresidentOutgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was confirmed Thursday as the next president of the University of California amid protests both outside and inside the meeting.
Janet Napolitano Resigns To Head University Of California SystemU.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is resigning, to become head of the University of California system.
UC Berkeley Students Seek Tuition Cuts After Prop. 30 PassesHundreds of students at UC Berkeley walked out of class and marched in the rain Thursday, demanding that their tuition go down following the passage of Proposition 30.
UC To Consider Annual Tuition Increases Instead Of SpikesJust 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.
Seismic Repair Needs Mounting For UC CampusesThe tough economic times have already hit the UC system hard and now, there is an urgent need for funds to help seismically retrofit several campuses.
Fewer California Freshmen At UC; Out-Of-State Admissions SoarThe rate of out-of-state students being offered admission jumped to more than 60 percent this year from about 51 percent in 2010 and 44 percent in 2009.
Curriculum Change To Put More San Jose Students On College PathDirectors of the East Side Union High School District voted 5-0 this week to adopt the UC and CSU systems' entrance requirements. The idea behind the change in curriculum was to put more students on track for higher education.