UC Berkeley sees surge in freshman applications

The number of freshman applications to UC Berkeley increased dramatically from last year, with an especially significant increase in the amount of international and out of state applicants, according to data posted Thursday on the UC Office of the President’s website. The campus received a record-breaking 61,661 applications for freshman
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UC President Yudof convenes chancellors over police use of force

In response to violent actions taken by police against protesters at multiple University of California campuses in the last few weeks, UC President Mark Yudof convened a meeting of chancellors Monday to reinforce the need to protect campus community members and their right to peaceful protest. Yudof met all 10
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UC Board of Regents reschedule meeting for Nov. 28

The UC Board of Regents meeting postponed this week because of concerns for public safety has been rescheduled for Nov. 28, according to a Friday press release from the UC Office of the President. The regents and UC staff will be on four campuses — UC San Francisco-Mission Bay, UCLA,
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Mark Yudof, President of the University of California, and Sherry Lansing, Chairman of the Board of Regents converse at the September 2011 regents meeting.

Amid threats of violence, UC Regents cancel meeting

The UC Board of Regents announced Monday morning its decision to reschedule and possibly relocate the upcoming Board of Regents meeting. In a press release, the UC Office of the President stated that the decision to postpone the meeting — originally scheduled for this Wednesday and Thursday — was made
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Who are the 1 percent at UC?

Much of the ongoing Occupy movement’s anger has been directed at the “top one percent” — Americans whose incomes are drastically above the median line and who own an amount of the nation’s wealth disproportionate to their numbers. According to statistics on income division released by the Internal Revenue Service
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UC Board of Regents discusses university audits

The UC Board of Regents’ Committee on Compliance and Audit met Monday to discuss annual audit reports and ethics and compliance activities. The meeting, held via teleconference, was purely discussion-based and mostly consisted of committee members attempting to clarify parts of audit reports by posing questions to the committee. Among those
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Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance John Wilton, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer speak on the current state of the university.

UC Berkeley Chancellor says trigger cuts are ‘assured’

The University of California will be cut up to a further $100 million in state funding, UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau said Friday. In an interview with The Daily Californian’s Senior Editorial Board Friday afternoon, Birgeneau said that when he and campus Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance John Wilton
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UC Office of the President to shut down in response to Oakland protests

The University of California Office of the President in Oakland will be closed tomorrow and employees will work from home in response to the general strike organized by Occupy Oakland protesters, according to UCOP Media Relations Director Steve Montiel. The office is located two blocks from the intersection of 14th
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