UC students could face new round of fee hikes

Student fees may rise 6 percent unless state funding is increased. Double digit fee increase could come if November tax initiative fails

Mark Yudof, President of the University of California, and Sherry Lansing, Chairman of the Board of Regents converse at the September 2011 regents meeting.
Taryn Erhardt/File
Mark Yudof, President of the University of California, and Sherry Lansing, Chairman of the Board of Regents converse at the September 2011 regents meeting.

UC students could see their tuition rise significantly if state funding does not increase and Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative fails, according to a newly released UC proposal to be discussed at next week’s UC Board of Regents meeting in Sacramento. UC administrators say they would have to raise
Read More…

UCSF seeks to increase independence from system

In a Jan. 19 address at the UC Board of Regents meeting, the UC San Francisco chancellor outlined the broad strokes of a proposal that would afford the campus more financial and governing autonomy from the UC system. UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann’s request follows prior efforts from other UC professional
Read More…

ASUC to discuss bill in support of protests against potential tuition hikes

Bill presented after UC student regents present on university's budget crisis

 Shortly after the UC student regents presented on the financial crisis facing the university, a bill supporting rallies protesting potential tuition hikes was proposed to the ASUC . SB 118 — also called the “Bill in Support of the November Days of Action” — supports a walkout and noontime rally
Read More…

Speechless

UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS: The UC Board of Regents’ student representatives were silent during a critical discussion, much to our dismay.

UC Student Regent Alfredo Mireles Jr. has one vote on the UC Board of Regents. As the only voting member enrolled in the UC system, he represents all 220,000 students. But last week, during the regents’ consideration of a plan which could see tuition surpass $22,000, neither Mireles nor Student
Read More…

Alfredo Mireles, Jr. from the University of California, San Francisco is the current Student Regent.

Student regents remain silent at meeting

When the UC Board of Regents met on Sept. 15, board members contemplated and discussed a multi-year budget plan — which included student tuition and fee increases of up to 16 percent — to cope with shrinking state funding. However, reporters in attendance from The Daily Californian noted that UC student regents did
Read More…

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, President of the University Mark Yudof and Chair Sherry Lansing were all present at the September 14th UC Regents Meeting.

Regents to consider annual tuition increases

The plan would raise tuition between 8 and 16 percent annually over the next four years

SAN FRANCISCO – Whether you consider tuition increases necessary in the face of declining state funding or view them as an undue burden on the backs of students, reality boils down to one thing: Student tuition is likely to continue to rise at least into the near future. A budget
Read More…

UC Berkeley student nominated as 2012-13 student regent

The UC Office of the President announced today that a special committee of the UC Board of Regents has nominated Jonathan Stein, a UC Berkeley graduate student, to serve as student regent for 2012-13. Though the board will vote on the nomination at its July meeting, Stein would first serve
Read More…