UC Board Of Regents
The University of California’s Board of Regents Thursday approved tuition hikes that will increase students’ costs by as much as 5 percent a year over the next five years.
University of California President Janet Napolitano proposed a tuition freeze on Wednesday for the 2014-2015 school year in her first address to the Board of Regents as leader of the system.
After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities.
University of California students could face significantly higher tuition if the state doesn’t increase funding and voters reject the governor’s tax initiative, school administrators said Tuesday.
A mix of students, faculty and staff from throughout the University of California system plan to demonstrate at the UC Board of Regents’ meeting in Riverside later this week, demanding a stop to what they
denounce as an ongoing “disinvestment in education.”
More than 100 students, who are angry over rising tuition fees and the pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters by University of California police, are converging on the UCLA campus as UC regents try to hold a meeting for the second time this month.
Two potentially unruly demonstrations are expected to take place Monday in the Southland — one at L.A. City Hall and the other at UCLA in Westwood.
The University of California is raising student tuition by an additional 9.6 percent this fall in response to a steep reduction in state support.