Friday, June 23, 2017

Investigation Reveals UC Regent Was Allowed to Keep Seat Despite Policy Violations

The UC Board of Regents allowed William De La Pena of the Committee on Health Services to remain on the board despite violating the board’s conflict of interest rules, according to  a May 2nd...

UC Regents Discuss Fiscal Future at Meeting

The regents talked budget and a possible expansion of online classes at their meeting last week New higher education initiatives and discussions regarding the 2014 University of California fiscal year budget took precedence at last...

Board of Regents Approves $250 Million Venture Fund

The UC Board of Regents approved the creation of a $250 million venture capital fund called UC Ventures, which they will invest in start-up companies founded on campus research. The fund will be governed by...

State Higher Education Committee Approves UC Salary Cap Bill

Assemblyman Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina) announced that Assembly Bill 837, which would cap the gross salaries of all University of California employees at $500,000, passed out of the state’s Committee on Higher Education on...

UC Student Association Criticizes Sexual Assault Task Force

The UC Student Association discussed drafting an open letter to the UC Office of the President regarding its Task Force on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault at its Board of...

UC Regent Apologizes for Harassing Podcast Host

UC Regent Norman J. Pattiz apologized last Tuesday for sexually harassing podcaster Heather McDonald after asking to hold her breasts. McDonald, who is also a comedian and former “Chelsea Lately” writer, released the May...

AFCSME, UC Reach Contract Agreement

The patient care workers’ new contract with the UC ends over 12 months of walkouts and strikes. University of California’s largest union representing more than 22,000 service and patient care technical workers — American Federation...

UC Student Regents Search For Future Representatives

University of California Student Regent Sadia Saifuddin and UC Student Regent Designate Abraham “Avi” Oved held an Open Forum in the Governance Chambers of Price Center on Jan. 28 to recruit students for the...

U.S. Senate Voids Oldest Federal Loan Program

The U.S. Senate blocked a bill temporarily renewing the Perkins Loan Program, the country’s oldest federal loan program benefitting low-income college students on Sept. 30. The House of Representatives had voted in favor of...

UC Berkeley Agrees to Hire Subcontracted Workers After Threats of Boycott

UC Berkeley announced that it would offer employment to nearly 100 workers contracted to work on the campus through private companies on Mar. 18. The decision came after threats of a “speaker’s boycott” from...

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