Challenges of student workers are being exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, a report from the UCLA Labor Center and the Dolores Huerta Labor Institute finds. (Screen capture by Kanishka Mehra/Photo editor)
The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the difficulties students with jobs face, a UCLA report found.
The UCLA Labor Center and the Dolores Huerta Labor Institute released a report and supplemental brief June 23, which looked at the challenges faced by working students at public colleges and universities in Los Angeles County and how these students have been affected by COVID-19.
UCLA named a new dean of undergraduate education.
Adriana Galván will start as dean of undergraduate education July 1, said Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily Carter in a statement Thursday.
Anna Spain Bradley will replace Jerry Kang as the new UCLA vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion Sept. 1.
Bradley will be responsible for maintaining an inclusive space for all UCLA personnel through means such as diversity initiatives, training and education, research, policy initiatives and more, said Emily Carter, the executive vice chancellor and provost, in an emailed statement to the campus Monday.
The search for a new EDI vice chancellor began after Jerry Kang announced his intent to step down from the role by June 30 in a statement released in September.
The University of California could lose $372 million in state funding after the state revised its proposed budget in May.
The revised budget would reduce higher education funding for the 2020-2021 fiscal year by 10% of current levels, in order to offset the rising costs associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
The University of California Education Abroad Program announced all fall study abroad programs are canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to an email sent to students enrolled in the fall term and yearlong programs.
The Board of Regents, the governing body of the University of California, met for its May meeting from Tuesday to Thursday via teleconference. The board discussed the coronavirus outbreak, potential fall plans and funding, and it also voted on the use of standardized testing during the meeting.
UCLA will give at least $200 to students eligible for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act from federal funding.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Monroe Gorden announced the availability of financial relief Thursday in an email to students.
This post was updated May 7 at 5:45 p.m.
The U.S. Department of Education released new Title IX rules Wednesday on how schools and colleges must handle sexual misconduct allegations.
The University of California suffered $558 million worth of unexpected costs due to changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The UC estimates that, in March, unanticipated expenses and lost revenue cost the University system a minimum of $310 million when excluding costs incurred by medical centers, said UC spokesperson Stett Holbrook in an emailed statement.
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