Tuesday, July 17


UC Regents recap – May 22-24

The governing board of the University of California met for its May meeting at UC San Francisco from Tuesday to Thursday. Regents discussed the University of California Extension programs, changes in UC policy and the restructuring of committees. Read more...


Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California, worked with the UC Board of Regents and other members of the University of California to allow more students to pay in-state tuition. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

UC Board of Regents approves loosening of qualifications for in-state residency

The board governing the University of California voted Thursday to allow more out-of-state UC students to qualify for in-state status. The UC Board of Regents approved recommendations from the UC Office of the President to loosen student financial aid eligibility and qualifications for in-state residency, after the Academic and Student Affairs committee voted unanimously Wednesday to support the changes. Read more...

Photo: Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California, worked with the UC Board of Regents and other members of the University of California to allow more students to pay in-state tuition. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California, worked with the UC Board of Regents and other members of the University of California to allow more students to pay in-state tuition. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

The proposed state constitutional amendment would change UC Board of Regents members' term limits to four years instead of the 12 they currently serve. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Proposed amendment to state constitution limits UC autonomy

California state legislators announced a state constitutional amendment Tuesday that aims to restrict the University of California’s autonomy by reducing staff salaries, the length of regents’ terms and the authority of the UC president. Read more...

Photo: The proposed state constitutional amendment would change UC Board of Regents members' term limits to four years instead of the 12 they currently serve. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The proposed state constitutional amendment would change UC Board of Regents members' term limits to four years instead of the 12 they currently serve. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Gov. Jerry Brown said he plans to include a $100 million allocation specifically for the UC's deferred maintenance projects and a $1.2 million fund for anti-bias training. (Daily Bruin File Photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown releases May budget plan, increases UC funding

Gov. Jerry Brown announced in his budget plan Friday he plans to allocate millions of dollars to the University of California to incentivize it to not raise in-state tuition. Read more...

Photo: Gov. Jerry Brown said he plans to include a $100 million allocation specifically for the UC's deferred maintenance projects and a $1.2 million fund for anti-bias training. (Daily Bruin File Photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown said he plans to include a $100 million allocation specifically for the UC's deferred maintenance projects and a $1.2 million fund for anti-bias training. (Daily Bruin File Photo)

Lawyers from Covington & Burling LLP representing the University of California spoke about the UC's lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s administration for rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Attorneys representing UC claim DACA rescission did not follow protocol

Lawyers representing the University of California said on a conference call Friday the government did not act in accordance with proper legislative procedure when it rescinded a program that deferred deportation for undocumented individuals brought to the United States as children. Read more...

Photo: Lawyers from Covington & Burling LLP representing the University of California spoke about the UC's lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s administration for rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Lawyers from Covington & Burling LLP representing the University of California spoke about the UC's lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s administration for rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The University of California's largest employee union is planning to hold a strike this week. Other unions including the California Nurses Association are also striking in sympathy. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Other unions representing UC workers plan to join AFSCME in solidarity strike

Unions representing medical employees in the University of California plan to hold a strike in solidarity with the UC’s largest union this week. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, which represents service workers such as custodians and food service workers, is holding a strike from Monday to Wednesday because the union was unable to reach a contract agreement with the UC. Read more...

Photo: The University of California's largest employee union is planning to hold a strike this week. Other unions including the California Nurses Association are also striking in sympathy. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The University of California's largest employee union is planning to hold a strike this week. Other unions including the California Nurses Association are also striking in sympathy. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)


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