Lawsuits challenge freshman admissions process for the University of California which requires students to take the SAT or ACT standardized test
High SAT and ACT scores still provide an edge even if colleges don't require them.
UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ makes strongest remarks yet against the use of college admissions tests at Berkeley as university awaits faculty report on the issue.
Overcrowded classes are major complaint in survey: 21 percent of UC undergraduates dissatisfied with college experience.
Thousands of California college students, graduates and employees would be at risk of deportation if DACA is terminated.
Three other states already require aid applications. Proposed legislation to do that in California awaits action.
UC should not wait for a study on standardized testing, group says.
The Central Valley and Inland Empire especially need to accommodate more students, a report finds.
A UC faculty group is studying whether to drop SAT and ACT, overhaul them or substitute other tests as application requirements.
New laws also ease dual-enrollment for adults and high schoolers.
Janet Napolitano will leave the UC presidency in August 2020 with a generally positive legacy.
Napolitano, the first woman to be named president of the 10-campus system, has served in the role since 2013.
Survey confirms that non-tuition costs in California pose obstacles to students pursuing higher education.
California's public colleges and universities are doing more to provide free, digital or low-cost textbooks to students.
In response to criticism, the College Board is reforming a new admissions tool meant to measure hardships that a freshman applicant faces.