UC inaugurates pilot program for online classes

Welcome to the online university. Despite some faculty and student contention and a rocky financial start, the University of California’s controversial online education initiative is advancing this semester. The UC Online Instruction Pilot Project — an initiative to develop and offer online classes — has introduced its first class and
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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the creation of a work group designed to discuss funding California’s higher education system.

Group created to brainstorm funding alternatives for higher education

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday the creation of a work group designed to discuss funding for students throughout California’s higher education system. The creation of the group — outlined in Newsom’s August Economic Growth and Competitiveness Agenda — aims to make recommendations for the governor and state legislature geared around funding for higher
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UC Board of Regents July meeting preview

The UC Board of Regents will meet on Wednesday and Thursday for the remainder of their three-day meeting at UC San Francisco’s Mission Bay campus, where a wide range of issues spanning the diversity of the university’s student body to a controversial tuition increase spurred by the state’s increased cuts
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New students, 30 percent of whom are out-of-state or international, attended CalSO throughout June.

Enrollment data show increase in nonresident students on campus

A record number of students have accepted offers of admission to UC Berkeley’s incoming freshman class, including an increased number of  out-of-state and international students totalling 30 percent, according to data released by the UC Office of the President Thursday. Over the past three years, the number of California resident
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