UC Regents discuss grim fiscal future

Tuition increases possible in short-term, while long-term picture worsens

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom addressed the regents, urging them to "critically analyze the mission and the broader challenges of the system."
Javier Panzar/Senior Staff
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom addressed the regents, urging them to "critically analyze the mission and the broader challenges of the system."

SACRAMENTO — The UC Board of Regents met under ominous circumstances Wednesday as the immediate and long-term future for the university was put in disarray by volatile fiscal developments in the state’s capital. With Monday’s announcement that the state’s budget deficit had ballooned from $9 billion to nearly $16 billion, Read More…