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Questions swirl over whether UC President Janet Napolitano interfered in state audit

In November 2017, UC executives Seth Grossman and Bernie Jones resigned because of their interference in a state auditor’s survey — but in a California State Assembly hearing Tuesday, lawmakers questioned former California Supreme Court justice Carlos R. Moreno, who led the investigation, regarding why UC President Janet Napolitano is not being held responsible.
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UC regents’ proposed tuition hike threatens students

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: The UC Board of Regents and state government must stop using students as pawns in their fight over money

On Wednesday, the UC Board of Regents postponed voting on a controversial tuition hike until March and May for in-state and nonresident tuition, respectively. When the board reconvenes, the regents should end discussion about an increase once and for all and vote no.
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Gov. Jerry Brown undermines UC students with his lackluster budget proposal

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: Gov. Jerry Brown broke his agreement with the UC system to increase state funding by 4 percent

When Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano agreed to state funding increases to the University of California by 4 percent a year for four years back in 2015, the university should have been protected from budgetary surprises. But this month, Brown failed to uphold his end of the bargain.
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