Proposal requests that regents endorse UC-friendly ballot measures

A University of California Academic Senate proposal introduced in early February requests that the UC Board of Regents endorse specific ballot measures or legislation that would increase revenue to the state and prioritize state allocation of funds to the university. The proposal, which was distributed to all senate faculty members,
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Future UC students may be asked to declare sexual orientation

Future University of California students may be asked to disclose their sexual orientation upon accepting an admissions offer to a UC campus. Recent legislation and efforts to obtain this information were introduced with the goal of improving campus data and resources available for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual
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UC Provost Lawrence Pitts set to retire in February

Lawrence Pitts, UC provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, will step down in February, UC officials announced Thursday. During Pitts’ three years as the university’s top academic officer, shrinking state funding led to skyrocketing tuition, a growing inability to retain faculty and austerity measures for the university and its
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