Thursday, March 30, 2017

UC Regents to Vote on New Student Adviser Position

The UC Board of Regents will vote on the formation of a unique student adviser position during its Jan. 20 to 21 meeting, in response to demands for increased student representation. The student adviser...

UC Davis Chancellor Resigns

Linda Katehi stepped down from her position as UC Davis chancellor following the conclusion of an investigation into potential University policy violations, including nepotism and improper use of funds. UC President Janet Napolitano announced...

UCSB Student Sues UC Regents After Sexual Abuse

A former UC Santa Barbara student is suing the UC Board of Regents over allegations of sexual abuse by a TA. She is also suing her purported abuser, Jeffrey Beckstrand, a graduate student in...

Gov. Brown Increases University Funding

California’s two university systems will see increased funding in 2015–16 based on the $164.7 billion budget Gov. Jerry Brown released on Jan. 9. The governor’s proposed plan for the upcoming fiscal year would provide an...

Napolitano and Brown Agree to Delay UC Tuition Hikes

University of California President Janet Napolitano and Gov. Jerry Brown reached an agreement to provide the university with additional revenue and freeze tuition through the next school year. Napolitano announced the agreement last Thursday...

UC Campuses to Establish Nonbinary Restrooms

UC facilities offices will convert all single-stall restrooms in UC-owned buildings into gender-inclusive spaces by March 1. UC President Janet Napolitano adopted this measure, along with other efforts, in order to provide a more...

Napolitano Releases Plan to Assist Undocumented Students

Following the results of the general election, UC President Janet Napolitano announced on Nov. 15 her plan to establish a “Working Group in Support of Undocumented Students at the University of California.” According to an email...

Union Files Suit over Employee Death at UC Berkeley

The American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees Union alleged the University of California, Berkeley responsible for custodial worker Damon Frick’s death for violating the University’s health and safety policies. The American Federation of...

UC Health Insurance Cyber-Attack Exposes Client Data

Anthem Inc. — the University of California’s health insurance provider — announced that it was the victim of a highly sophisticated cyber-attack on Feb. 5. Anthem informed the university that the hackers accessed the...

UCOP Announces Plan to Increase In-State Enrollment by 5,000 Students

UC President Janet Napolitano announced last week that the university will enroll 5,000 more Californian students next school year. Napolitano did not reveal the details of her plan but she told the LA Times...

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Students Protest Updated Muslim Ban

Students and faculty collected outside Geisel Library to demonstrate against the executive order President Trump issued on March 6 revising restrictions that he placed...

Students Determined Addresses Candidate Filing Inconsistencies

The Students Determined slate released a statement this afternoon explaining two inconsistencies between the filing of their candidates on the official A.S. elections page...

The Professor Who Fought Border Patrol with Poetry

As a professor his passion for art is evident through his lectures, delivered with a loud booming voice which resonates throughout the lecture hall....