Eating the ‘reality sandwich’

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: UC President Janet Napolitano, Gov. Jerry Brown, the state Legislature and the regents must avoid a tuition hike.

We’ve heard this story before, and we know how it’s going to end. Once again, the president of the University of California system, the UC Board of Regents, the state Legislature and the governor’s office are doing their usual dance over the amount of money the state will pour into
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Begrudging acceptance

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: The regents’ decision to increase fees on professional degree programs is better than another tuition hike on undergrads.

It comes with some level of dejection that we begrudgingly endorse the regents’ decision to increase fees on 50 of 57 professional degree programs. When it comes to UC tuition, the frame of discussion has shifted — no longer is the question if there will be increases but how much and when and to whom.
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