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The UC Student Association announced grading criteria for its UC Regents Report Card at the Board of Regents meeting last week. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC regents grading system developed in hopes of creating accountability

University of California student leaders have finalized a grading system to evaluate UC Regents. The UC Student Association announced at the UC Board of Regents meeting Thursday they will grade regents on how accessible they are to students and the items they vote on. Read more...

Photo: The UC Student Association announced grading criteria for its UC Regents Report Card at the Board of Regents meeting last week. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UC Student Association announced grading criteria for its UC Regents Report Card at the Board of Regents meeting last week. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Applications for students to serve on the new systemwide Title IX Office Student Advisory Board, which aims to increase student input on sexual violence and its prevention, opened Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC opens applications for new student-run Title IX advisory board

Students in a new University of California advisory board will provide more input on sexual violence and prevention. Applications to serve on the board opened Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: Applications for students to serve on the new systemwide Title IX Office Student Advisory Board, which aims to increase student input on sexual violence and its prevention, opened Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Applications for students to serve on the new systemwide Title IX Office Student Advisory Board, which aims to increase student input on sexual violence and its prevention, opened Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California board of regents met at UC San Francisco for the final day of its bi-monthly meeting. Regents approved action items passed committees the previous day and discussed the results of an investigation that found the UC Office of the President improperly interfered in a state audit. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC Regents recap – Nov. 16

Board Judith Gutierrez, UC Student Association president, said UCSA released a report that featured the stories of 13 undocumented students. Gutierrez added UCSA is releasing a regents report card that assigns regents with grades on their visibility on campuses and voting stances. Read more...

Photo: The University of California board of regents met at UC San Francisco for the final day of its bi-monthly meeting. Regents approved action items passed committees the previous day and discussed the results of an investigation that found the UC Office of the President improperly interfered in a state audit. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California board of regents met at UC San Francisco for the final day of its bi-monthly meeting. Regents approved action items passed committees the previous day and discussed the results of an investigation that found the UC Office of the President improperly interfered in a state audit. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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Regents recap – Nov. 15

The governing board of the University of California met for the second day of its November meeting at UC San Francisco on Wednesday. Compliance and audit committee Rachel Nava, executive vice president and chief operating office of the UC Office of the President, said she thinks the first phase of implementing recommendations from the California State Auditor is fully complete. Read more...

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University of California President Janet Napolitano apologized after a UC Regents investigation found the UC Office of the President improperly interfered with California State Audit surveys. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Investigation finds UCOP interfered with state audit of office

University of California President Janet Napolitano apologized Thursday after an investigation found she approved a plan to coordinate survey responses to a state audit of the UC Office of the President released in April. Read more...

Photo: University of California President Janet Napolitano apologized after a UC Regents investigation found the UC Office of the President improperly interfered with California State Audit surveys. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

University of California President Janet Napolitano apologized after a UC Regents investigation found the UC Office of the President improperly interfered with California State Audit surveys. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Board of Regents is meeting at UC San Francisco this week for its bimonthly board meeting. Regents will discuss state auditor recommendations and upcoming capital projects, among other topics. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC Regents preview – Nov. 15-16

The University of California Regents, the governing board of the UC, will discuss revisions to UC policies regarding state audits, the UC Office of the President’s progress in implementing state auditor recommendations and various capital projects, among other topics, at its bimonthly board meeting at UC San Francisco this week. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Board of Regents is meeting at UC San Francisco this week for its bimonthly board meeting. Regents will discuss state auditor recommendations and upcoming capital projects, among other topics. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California Board of Regents is meeting at UC San Francisco this week for its bimonthly board meeting. Regents will discuss state auditor recommendations and upcoming capital projects, among other topics. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A University of California spokesperson said the proposed changes would hurt UC students who struggle with the cost of attending college but are outside the eligibility of need-based financial aid programs. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New tax plan proposed by GOP could hurt students and universities

A tax bill House Republicans introduced Thursday would cut tax benefits for college students and higher education institutions. The plan reduces tax credits college students receive for tuition by categorizing employer-provided tuition payments as taxable income and eliminating a deduction on the interest college alumni pay on student loans. Read more...

Photo: A University of California spokesperson said the proposed changes would hurt UC students who struggle with the cost of attending college but are outside the eligibility of need-based financial aid programs. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A University of California spokesperson said the proposed changes would hurt UC students who struggle with the cost of attending college but are outside the eligibility of need-based financial aid programs. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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