Live Blog: UC Regents conclude March meeting

The UC Regents will conclude their two-day March meeting, Thursday. They’re expected to discuss a $60 temporary tuition surcharge associated with the Kashmiri v. Regents and Luquetta v. Regents lawsuit judgments among other issues today. Follow the live blog for updates throughout the day. 10:48 a.m. And, that’s a wrap. The
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UC aims fundraising efforts at social media

The latest UC fundraising effort could have the university singing for dollars. The new program, called the “Promise Platform,” will turn students and young alumni into fundraisers by asking them to use social media to solicit donations from friends and family in exchange for promising to complete a given task.
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Live Blog: UC Regents begin two-day meeting

The UC Regents is set to meet at the UCSF Mission Bay campus Wednesday to discuss a number of issues including the status of the Working Smarter initiative, a new social fundraising program and the next steps in selecting UC President Mark Yudof’s successor. Follow the live blog for updates
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Improving online education

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: If UC leaders expand the university’s online education program, they must figure out how to make it drastically better for students.

Online education is an attractive venue for universities to explore, and for good reason. It offers many advantages to higher education institutions, from the prospect of saving costs to expediting students’ time in the classroom and expanding a university’s reach. But if UC officials are going to invest heavily in
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