UC regents ban quotas, allow investment in UC Berkeley research patents

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The UC Board of Regents meets in January. At the board's virtual meeting Thursday, the regents discussed the effects of Proposition 209, which banned affirmative action in California, and how they could better support Proposition 16, which, if passed in the November election, would reinstate affirmative action.

On Thursday, the UC Board of Regents’ last public meeting of the month largely focused on the promotion of equity and innovation, as it was dominated by discussions of supporting affirmative action and investing in UC research and ideas.
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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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