University Of California Announces Plan To Phase Out Single-Use Plastics At All 10 Campuses By 2030Single-use plastic straw, utensils and stirrers will be eliminated by July 1, 2021 and replaced with compostable or reusable alternatives, with exceptions for accessibility needs.
Latino Students The Biggest Ethnic Group Of Incoming UC Freshman For First TimeEven as universities grapple with holding classes amid a pandemic, UC says it expects to increase its total 2020-21 resident enrollment by 1,600, on top of the more than 17,700 California-based students who have been enrolled since 2014-15.
UC Board Of Regents Votes In Favor Of Bringing Affirmative Action Back To College AdmissionsUniversity of California’s Board of Regents unanimously endorsed a state constitutional amendment that would allow race and gender to be considered again in college admissions.
Coronavirus: Students Sue UC, CSU Systems Over Refunds Of Campus FeesCSU operates 23 campuses throughout the state with an endowment of nearly $2 billion, while the UC system includes 10 campuses with an endowment of more than $21 billion, plaintiffs said.
With Schools Closed By Coronavirus Outbreak, UC Temporarily Relaxes Enrollment RequirementsWith schools across the country shut down potentially until the end of the school year, the University of California is temporarily relaxing enrollment requirements.
Man Drives Into Striking UC Workers In WestwoodStriking workers said the man, who has not been identified, had a stick of some sort and was waving it at people as he told them to get out of the street. One picketer said he held on to the hood of the man's car, apparently to try and block him from driving into people.
UC Proposing Tuition Hike For Second Consecutive YearThe University of California is proposing to raise tuition at its 10 campuses for the second consecutive year, a move it says will compensate for state funding cuts at a time of record-high enrollment.
UC Proposes First Enrollment Cap On Out-Of-State StudentsUniversity of California officials have proposed limiting nonresident enrollment to 20 percent of all undergraduate students in an effort to prioritize in-state applicants.
Sexual Misconduct Among Faculty, Staff Widespread According To Newly Released UC Docs113 cases of sexual misconduct were investigated between January 2013 and April 2016. They include allegations ranging from inappropriate conduct to sexual assault.
UC Clerical, Support Staff Walk Off Jobs For 1-Day StrikeThousands of University of California administrative, clerical and support staff throughout the state will walk off their jobs Tuesday for a one-day walkout.
Report: Sexual Harassment Confirmed In 1 Of 3 UC Faculty CasesUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano is moving to beef up campus procedures for investigating and disciplining faculty members accused of sexual harassment.