Claudette Begin, a campus administrative assistant, speaks up at an open forum on Tuesday evening.

Day of Action demonstrators discuss demands for protest

UC Berkeley students, rally organizers and community members discussed demands Tuesday evening at an open forum in preparation for Thursday’s Day of Action for Public Education in protest of a plan that could increase student fees. Rally co-sponsors Public Education Coalition and United Auto Workers Local 2865 union have included
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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
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Regents approve raises for UC medical executives

On Thursday the UC Regents Committee on Compensation approved compensations and salary adjustments for several high-level UC employees, including Ann Madden Rice, CEO of UC Davis Medical Center and Claire Pomeroy, vice chancellor for human health sciences at UC Davis.

UC Board of Regents discusses funding for graduate students

With funding for its graduate academic students falling behind the UC’s competitor institutions, the UC Board of Regents discussed at their meeting Thursday how to increase funds for graduate students — a crucial part of the university’s academic excellence, according to faculty and administrators. Board members discussed eliminating nonresident graduate
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Regents intend to study chancellor compensation

As the university struggles with tough economic times, the UC Board of Regents met Wednesday to discuss studying recruitment of top administrators at the same time as lower-paid workers asserted that their current wages put them in poverty. The board detailed its intention to pursue a systemwide study of chancellor
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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
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Campus spends $150,000 in salary increases

UC Berkeley doled out almost $150,000 in salary increases to campus deans and a senior administrator while cutting another dean position’s salary, according to reports sent late last month to the UC Board of Regents. The raises — paid to the deans of arts and humanities for the College of Letters
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