California

Student Regent: Tuition to Rise Soon

During a presentation at UCSD on Thursday Oct. 11, UC Student Regent Jonathan Stein warned that tuition will spike at UC campuses if Proposition 30 does not pass in November. The presentation — titled “State of the UC”—focused primarily on the current financial status of the 10-campus system. ...

New Law Will Alert Students to Fee Hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown approved a highly modified version of the Working Families Student Fee Transparency Act, or AB 970, on Sept. 27. Proposed by State Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) in 2011 and co-sponsored by the UC and Cal State Student Associations, the bill will force state university systems to give ample warning to students before enacting tuition hikes. ...