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University of California
March 6, 2018
While many districts favor a hands-off approach focused on safety as they prepare for the nationwide protest on March 14 — in which students throughout the country will walk out of class to advocate for gun control — some see it as a teachable moment.
March 5, 2018
A report by the Campaign for College Opportunity urges that the percentages of minority and women faculty and campus leaders reflect the ratios in the student bodies at California's public colleges and universities.
January 30, 2018
Trustees of the 23-campus Cal State system will delay until May a vote on a possible $228 tuition hike to allow time to lobby Gov. Jerry Brown and the State Legislature for more funding. Brown is resistant to giving the university any more. This year's negotiations will be his last.
January 24, 2018
UC leaders delay the vote until May to give extra time for lobbying in Sacramento for more state funding. They had said that the 2.7 percent increase was needed to increase enrollment, hire faculty, maintain buildings and improve mental health services. But Gov. Jerry Brown said regents should "reject outright" the plan to raise tuition.
January 23, 2018
The upcoming survey by the California Student Aid Commission will be the first of its scope since 2006. It will seek information from about 100,000 students in all the public and private higher education sectors about housing, food, books, transportation, technology and other costs. Officials hope it could lead to improved financial aid.
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.