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Brown says UC on track for a ‘gigantic tuition increase’

UC Regents unlikely to get extra $120 million in state funding, according to governor

Gov. Jerry Brown handed the UC Board of Regents what he called a “reality sandwich” Thursday, saying if the university doesn’t change its long-term approach to financial planning, students will face a massive tuition hike in the near future.
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Necessary nonresidents

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: Faced with few other short-term options, UC officials should enroll more nonresident students, but larger changes are needed.

For years, the University of California has struggled to ensure that it maintains access for as many state residents as possible while also preserving its academic excellence. And while the university is clearly in need of dramatic structural changes to adapt to the recurring problems it faces, tough short-term decisions
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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at UC Berkeley

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom spoke to a packed auditorium of students Wednesday evening about issues related to higher education and the state government. Presenting to a class of about 700 students at Wheeler Auditorium, Newsom advocated for the use of technology to make government more transparent and accountable and called
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