Investigation concludes UC regent violated ethics rules

A confidential investigation found that William De La Pena, a member of the UC Board of Regents, violated conflict of interest rules when he attempted to make a financial deal involving his eye clinics and UCLA, as first reported by ProPublica on Monday.
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Budget talks dominate UC Regents meeting’s second day

The second day of the UC Board of Regents’ three-day meeting was dominated by discussions about how proposed strategies to combat the university’s budget shortfall would affect the ethnic diversity of its student body, quality of education and financial affordability for low- and middle-income students.
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ASUC holds letter-writing campaign aimed at UC regents

ASUC executives and senators gathered in the ASUC Senate Chambers Tuesday night to write handwritten letters to the UC Board of Regents, voicing their opinion against the university budget cuts. ASUC President Vishalli Loomba, Student Action Senator Connor Landgraf, Loomba’s Chief of Staff Sukhpreet Sembhi, Student Action Senator Justin Sayarath
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