University of California workers gathered Thursday to protest
the possibility of having money deducted from their salaries and
put into the UC retirement fund, saying the university has not
adequately studied the fund’s financial health so salary
deductions may be unnecessary.
When Norman Abrams becomes interim chancellor of UCLA on
Saturday, he will be the first temporary chief executive the campus
has seen in decades.
Abrams’ term as chancellor is scheduled to last only until
his successor is chosen and becomes available, which starkly
contrasts with the most recent two chancellorships: outgoing
Chancellor Albert Carnesale’s term lasted nine years, and
Chancellor Emeritus Charles E.
UCLA sent the third-highest number of students to study abroad
of any four-year university during the 2003-2004 academic year,
according to the recent Open Doors report, an annual survey by the
Institute of International Education.
When Kula Koenig was 6 years old, civil war broke out in her
home country of Liberia.
She and several of her family members escaped northward to
Guinea, where she spent almost two years of her childhood battling
malnutrition and malaria before being granted admission to the
In the next two weeks, some undergraduate students will be
applying to teach their own UCLA courses.
Undergraduate Student Initiated Education, a new program being
offered by the UCLA College, lets upperclassmen propose, develop,
and facilitate one-unit seminars.
A task force to review
faculty diversity at the University of California began visiting
campuses last week, the first step in UC President Robert
DynesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ plan to assess and improve minority
representation in the universityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s faculty.
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