DREAM Act could cost more than previously estimated, according to report

A new report released by California’s bipartisan financial analyst predicts that the state DREAM Act will cost about $25 million more than previously estimated and could decrease the funding available for resident students currently seeking aid. The state Legislative Analyst’s Office report released Wednesday states that resident students seeking state
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UC President Mark Yudof

Yudof to launch investigation into policing protocol

UC President Mark Yudof announced Tuesday that he will launch a systemwide investigation into policing protocol on all 10 UC campuses in an effort to identify and amend policy in respect to protests. Yudof said he intends to provide a comprehensive report of what happened Nov. 18 at UC Davis,
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Police attempt to break through a line of students on Nov. 9 during the Occupy Cal protests.

State legislature to hold hearings on police use of force on UC campuses

The state legislature will hold hearings next month on the police use of force during protests on University of California campuses over the past two weeks. The hearings, requested by state Assemblymember and Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee Marty Block, D-San Diego, were approved by Assembly Speaker John
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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 Faculty Associations condemn police violence

The Council of UC Faculty Associations has condemned the police action taken against protesters at UC Berkeley, UCLA and UC Davis, as well as one California State University campus. The council called UCPD’s use of pepper spray at UC Davis and batons at UC Berkeley against student protesters “unprovoked, disproportional
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Yudof, student regents address police response to protests

Two days after controversy erupted over police action at UC Davis, UC President Mark Yudof issued a statement saying he will implement “a system wide response” to address police responses to peaceful protests on UC  campuses. As part of this response, Yudof will convene all 10 campus chancellors for “full
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Forum discusses logistics of online education

At a forum hosted by the College of Letters and Science Wednesday on the “Virtual University,” panelists discussed the logistics behind creating more online classes and how online classes could generate needed revenue for the University of California. Christopher Edley, Jr., dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law and
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