OAKLAND (CBS / AP) — 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.
Marking her one-year anniversary as leader of the 10-campus system, the former Homeland Security secretary said Tuesday that said she shares the concerns of Californians who have watched the percentage of nonresidents accepted rise sharply during the recession — from 12 percent of the freshmen accepted in 2009 to 30 percent this fall.READ MORE: Trevor Noah To Host 'The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards' On CBS
Napolitano says UC needs to look at whether it has struck the right balance between those higher-paying students and in-state students whose educations are partially funded by the state.READ MORE: 'Video Music Box' Founder, Hip Hop Influencer Ralph McDaniels Shares His Journey In New Showtime Documentary: 'This Music Is Really Powerful'
She says that review will happen as she works with the UC Regents to develop a budget for the next academic year that may include the system’s first tuition increases in four years.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: San Jose Homicide Suspects Released Without Posting Bail; Cops Tweet 'The System Has Failed'
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