Gov. Brown passes bill for more energy efficiency

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday that he signed a bill requesting the UC and requiring the CSU systems to consider expanding their current partnership with utilities in the eventual aim of further reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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Rankings show UC and CSU tuition fastest growing in the nation

The cost of tuition at various UC and CSU campuses is rising faster than costs at other colleges around the country, according to a Department of Education college cost ranking published Tuesday. The rankings calculate increases from the 2008-09 academic year to the 2010-11 academic year and show that the UC
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Chair Sherry Lansing and the UC Board of Regents considered plans to address the university’s deficit at Thursday’s meeting.

UC considers alternate strategies to handle budget reductions

SAN FRANCISCO — With the recently approved fee increases covering only a little more than a quarter of the budget deficit for the University of California, talk at the Thursday meeting of the UC Board of Regents focused on a wide range of alternatives for dealing with the remaining budget
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Initiative saves UC $157 million over past year

SAN FRANCISCO — Though student concern at the UC Board of Regents meeting Wednesday centered around ongoing increases in tuition and fees, administrative efficiency programs have saved the UC system over $157 million over the past year, according to results released at the meeting. The Working Smarter Initiative — launched
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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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