Birgeneau condemns new legislation limiting out-of-state enrollment

Chancellor Robert Birgeneau has requested that a proposed piece of state legislation that could cap out-of-state student enrollment at UC campuses be withdrawn from consideration by the state Senate. Birgeneau asked that Sen. Michael Rubio, D-Shafter, withdraw his proposed constitutional amendment — which would establish a 10 percent cap on out-of-state enrollment
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Cal Grant funding could be decreased or cut

A proposal made by Gov. Jerry Brown in his May Revise could significantly decrease Cal Grant funding and leave some students without grant aid. Brown’s  recently published revised budget proposal — informally called the May Revise — proposes that eligibility for the Cal Grant be tied to eligibility for the Federal
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UC students could face new round of fee hikes

Student fees may rise 6 percent unless state funding is increased. Double digit fee increase could come if November tax initiative fails

UC students could see their tuition rise significantly if state funding does not increase and Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative fails, according to a newly released UC proposal to be discussed at next week’s UC Board of Regents meeting in Sacramento. UC administrators say they would have to raise
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Report reviewing UC protest policies released

A report reviewing and recommending changes to UC policies on protests was released Friday morning. After the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protests and the UC Davis pepper-spraying incident, UC President Mark Yudof asked UC Berkeley School of Law Dean Christopher Edley and UC Vice President and General Counsel for Legal Affairs
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Yudof selects new chancellor for UC San Diego

UC President Mark Yudof has selected current dean of Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering Pradeep K. Khosla to serve as the next chancellor of UC San Diego, he announced Thursday. Khosla comes to UCSD after a tenure at Carnegie Mellon during which he successfully led efforts to double the college’s
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New UC tax generates concern about financial impact on student fees

A shift in the way the UC Office of the President gathers funds from each campus has caused some concern about the impact on student fees and the financial state of individual campuses. In previous academic years, revenue generated from individual campuses had been collected and then redistributed across the
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UC Berkeley releases freshman admissions decisions

After a four-month long wait, more than 61,000 anxious students received freshman admissions decisions from UC Berkeley Thursday. UC Berkeley received a record number of applicants this year, but admitted about 12,000 students to the class of 2016 — about the same as in previous years, according to a video
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