UC Board of Regents allocates funding, discusses equity, sustainability

Screenshot of UC Regents zoom meeting
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At a virtual UC Board of Regents meeting Wednesday, several members of the UC community advocated for Election Day to be a UC-wide, noninstructional academic holiday, based on the assertion that coursework reinforces existing voting inequities. In further conversation surrounding inequity, some regents expressed concerns surrounding diversity within graduate programs such as a new Doctor of Pharmacy program at UC Irvine.

At its virtual meeting Wednesday, the UC Board of Regents discussed allocations of state general funds and sustainable practices.
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UC Board of Regents discusses budgets, academic programs, tuition plan

Members of the UC Board of Regents gathered at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center on Thursday to talk about the state and UC Office of the President, or UCOP, budgets for 2019-20, the board’s goals to improve and create more academic programs in the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources and a proposition for a new cohort-based tuition plan.
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UC Board of Regents discusses proposed UC budget, basic needs

The proposed UC budget will be shown to the California Department of Finance in advance of Gov. Jerry Brown’s January state budget proposal. The UC’s priorities in its budget plan include expanding access to higher education, improving degree attainment, addressing urgent capital needs and keeping the UC affordable.
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