Tag: University of California
January 17, 2018
A recent court ruling gives undocumented California students a window to renew their DACA applications, officials said. Meanwhile, they urge the U.S. Supreme Court and Congress to protect the 700,000 or so undocumented young people nationwide who previously had protection against deportation.
January 10, 2018
Brown's budget includes $100 million to create new online community college
December 14, 2017
Veteran California college financing expert says colleges can share costs and benefits of new buildings as one way to pay for $47.2 billion in construction needed by college systems.
December 6, 2017
State universities can not use tuition or state funds for student unions or many other services. So they turn to extra campus fees to pay for those. But now some students and faculty say those fees are getting too high. A referendum at Cal State Fresno defeated an annual $400 levy to build a new student union.
November 27, 2017
California's high school graduation standards are weaker than what the UC and CSU systems expect, a new study says.
November 15, 2017
University of California should be more lenient about late transcripts, stop withdrawing admissions, panel says
The move to more leniency about transcript verification came in response to the controversial withdrawal of admission to nearly 300 incoming students at UC Irvine last spring. They were reinstated and the university apologized.
October 30, 2017
Both the University of California and the California State University systems are giving students affected by the wildfires extra time, fee waivers and help with financial aid.
October 24, 2017
At $1,430 for a full-time student, the tuition and fees at California's community colleges are less than half the $3,570 national average, the College Board survey found.
September 13, 2017
Tuition went up 2.7 percent to $12,630 for in-state undergraduates this fall, the first hike in six years. Officials say University of California system may need more revenue for next year.
September 12, 2017
Funding is intended to help those threatened by Trump's decision to end DACA
September 11, 2017
California’s community college students confront a series of frustrations as they navigate the path to a four-year degree, enduring confusing and sometimes contradictory policies that result in just a small share of students actually transferring to a Cal State or University of California campus, according to a new report.
September 8, 2017
UC President Janet Napolitano seeks to stop the reversal of the program she helped create.
September 5, 2017
Repeal of Obama-era immigration program leaves "Dreamers" anxious but prepared to fight back
September 5, 2017
A possible phase-out of DACA won't mean changes to California's financial aid to undocumented students. But those students are worried about their futures if they lose their permits to work legally and might face deportation.
August 31, 2017
College leaders urge changes to California's Higher Education master plan to improve access and affordability
The first of five hearings around the state starts to examine the 1960 plan that governs the missions of UC, CSU and community colleges. Legislators say it is time for some changes but that it could take years to develop concrete reforms.