Declining state investment in the University of California and increased enrollment have been sources of tuition increases over the past 30 years.
Tuition increased from $6,000 in 2002, to $12,000 in 2012, according to a Public Policy Institute of California report.
Gov. Jerry Brown proposed $4 million to expand a program that allows high school students to take UC-required courses and Advanced Placement courses online.
The funding, proposed in Brown’s May budget revision, would update and add new courses to UC Scout, a program that offers A-G and AP courses, according to the budget revision.
Political science professor Lynn Vavreck said she enjoys the challenge that comes with studying political advertising and campaigns.
“I really like taking my time, digging into a puzzle and trying to sort through the data to find patterns, so we can understand how people make political choices,” Vavreck said.
Members of the UCLA lecturers union allege UCLA’s Academic Personnel Office is unfairly withholding funds intended to help lecturers attend academic events.
Mia McIver, president of the UCLA chapter of the University Council-American Federation of Teachers, said the funds have not yet been distributed because the office has not convened the committee that distributes the funds.
The University of California Board of Regents approved President Janet Napolitano’s recommended retirement program for new employees Thursday.
Regents Rodney Davis and John Perez and Student Regent Avid Oved voted against the program.
SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California Board of Regents, the governing board of the University, met Wednesday to vote on the Statement of Principles Against Intolerance and discuss President Janet Napolitano’s proposed retirement program, among other topics.
A University of California Board of Regents panel unanimously approved an amended version of the Statement of Principles Against Intolerance that condemns anti-Semitic forms of anti-Zionism.
Long waits, a limited number of visits and a low staff-to-student ratio contributed to the low score the University of California Student Association awarded UCLA on Sunday in its evaluation of the school’s student mental health services.
The University of California and its lecturers’ union reached a formal agreement Friday to increase lecturers’ salary by about 6 percent over the next six months, among other changes, concluding contract negotiations between the two parties after seven months.
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