University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday she is postponing a proposed tuition increase as a good-faith gesture stemming from her ongoing negotiations with Gov. Jerry Brown to resolve their standoff over higher education funding.
President Obama wants publicly funded community college available to all Americans, a sweeping proposal he argues would strengthen the U.S. workforce.
Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, introduced SB15 on Tuesday that would increase state funding, redirect funds from a scholarship program, and charge a higher rate to out-of-state students.
Students at UCLA joined in protests at other university campuses Monday statewide following the announcement by UC officials of potentially hefty tuition increases.
The $5,472 annual tuition at Cal State’s 23 campuses is set by the Board of Trustees and hasn’t changed in three years – but there are other expenses hiking up costs.
Calling the NCAA a dictatorship, Northwestern’s quarterback and the United Steelworkers announced plans Tuesday to form the first labor union for college athletes — the latest salvo in the bruising fight over whether amateur players should be paid.
After five years of layoffs, fee hikes and cuts in admissions, the Cal State University system is getting more money to spend.
CSU officials said Tuesday they will need nearly $250 million more in state funding for the next academic year than is currently proposed, an amount that Gov. Jerry Brown called “a dream more than reality.”
After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities.
The Cal State Board of Trustees on Tuesday postponed a scheduled vote on undergraduate tuition increases.
California’s public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state’s private colleges and universities.
A California State University panel on Tuesday approved a plan to raise tuition by 5 percent next year if voters reject Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative and trigger a $250 million funding cut to the 23-campus system.
CSU officials are considering possible tuition increases and a reduction in graduation requirements for undergraduates ahead of the November ballot.
Officials denied a report alleging the system would allow out-of-state students — and their higher tuitions — to bypass a statewide enrollment freeze.
University of California leaders are planning to freeze tuition and endorse Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative, but UC students could face a steep midyear tuition hike if voters reject the November ballot measure.