Regents will meet in Sacramento in May

After months of urging students, faculty and other University of California community members to call on the state for increased support for higher education, the UC Board of Regents announced that it will relocate its meeting to Sacramento and hold a rally at the state Capitol this May. Board Chair
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UC Board of Regents’ meeting disrupted by protests

SAN FRANCISCO — The UC Board of Regents’ meeting — held via teleconference at four campuses — came to a halt Monday morning when demonstrators overwhelmed board members by holding their own meetings in solidarity with the Occupy movement. Just as board members were beginning the open session of their
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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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Amid threats of violence, UC Regents cancel meeting

The UC Board of Regents announced Monday morning its decision to reschedule and possibly relocate the upcoming Board of Regents meeting. In a press release, the UC Office of the President stated that the decision to postpone the meeting — originally scheduled for this Wednesday and Thursday — was made
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UC Board of Regents cancels upcoming meeting

The UC Board of Regents has decided to cancel its meeting this week over fears for public safety, according to an announcement from the UC Office of the President. The announcement, made by board Chair Sherry Lansing, board Vice Chair Bruce Varner and UC President Mark Yudof, was made Monday
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UC Board of Regents discusses university audits

The UC Board of Regents’ Committee on Compliance and Audit met Monday to discuss annual audit reports and ethics and compliance activities. The meeting, held via teleconference, was purely discussion-based and mostly consisted of committee members attempting to clarify parts of audit reports by posing questions to the committee. Among those
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UC Board of Regents considers multi-year budget plan

Plan could take student tuition and fees over $22,000 by 2015

SAN FRANCISCO — The UC Board of Regents was polarized Thursday when it confronted a proposed multi-year budget plan, as board members simultaneously accepted the need for a long-term budget and fought the possibility of higher tuition and fees, which, if state funding stagnates, could top $22,000 under the plan.
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Regents intend to study chancellor compensation

As the university struggles with tough economic times, the UC Board of Regents met Wednesday to discuss studying recruitment of top administrators at the same time as lower-paid workers asserted that their current wages put them in poverty. The board detailed its intention to pursue a systemwide study of chancellor
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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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UC Regents defer discussion of fee hikes to Thursday’s meeting

Despite repeated expressions of concern regarding a proposed 9.6 percent fee hike throughout the Wednesday meeting of the UC Board of Regents,  the board deferred most discussion regarding the increase to Thursday, instead choosing to address upcoming challenges to maintaining the university’s excellence in the face of deep budget cuts.
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