Holding UC regents accountable starts with the appointment process

The UC Board of Regents, which acts as the governing body of the UC system, has the “full powers of organization and government” according to the California State Constitution. This power is most obviously and publicly exhibited through raising tuition, increasing the salaries of UC chancellors and prolonging UC worker contract negotiations.
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UC Board of Regents passes 3.5 percent out-of-state tuition hike

The 3.5 percent nonresident supplemental tuition hike amounts to an increase of $978, bringing out-of-state tuition up from $28,014 to $28,992. This vote sets the tone for the upcoming in-state tuition vote — a conversation that was postponed to May during a January meeting amid pushback, disagreements and protests.
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