UC to negotiate terms with world’s largest publisher of scholarly articles

On Dec. 31, the five-year contract between the University of California’s California Digital Libraries, or CDL, and Elsevier – the largest publisher of scholarly articles in the world – will expire. Tensions are mounting between the University of California and Elsevier as they strive to negotiate new terms for the next contract.
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Title IX documents reveal wave of sexual misconduct cases at UC Davis

These Title IX investigations, which were obtained by The Daily Californian through a California Public Records Act, or CPRA, request, make up the second wave of UC Davis cases that have been revealed to the public. Earlier this year, UC Davis disclosed documentation of 14 other investigations of university SVSH policy violations.
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UC academic researchers choose union representative

Pending official certification by PERB, this will allow academic researchers to begin collective bargaining with UC administration, during which they will reportedly seek improved working conditions, including further career development, increased job security and greater compensation.
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UC Board of Regents discusses proposed UC budget, basic needs

The proposed UC budget will be shown to the California Department of Finance in advance of Gov. Jerry Brown’s January state budget proposal. The UC’s priorities in its budget plan include expanding access to higher education, improving degree attainment, addressing urgent capital needs and keeping the UC affordable.
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