Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Napolitano Plans to Revise Sexual Assault Policy

UC President Janet Napolitano is assembling a committee responsible for reevaluating how sexual assault and harassment cases involving faculty are handled. The announcement was made in the wake of UC Berkeley Professor Geoff Marcy’s...

19 UC Berkeley Employees Violated Sexual Harassment Policies Over Last Seven Years

The UC Berkeley Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination released information regarding 11 sexual harassment investigations on April 6. With the release of this report, there are currently a total of 19...

UC Board of Regents Considers Redefining Anti-Semitism

The UC Board of Regents held an open forum at UCLA to discuss proposed changes to the University of California’s Statements of Principles Against Intolerance and to address anti-Semitic behavior on UC campuses on...

Student Leaders Vote to Support Asian American Studies Program

The Coalition for Critical Asian American Studies wrote a resolution requesting services for Asian American students. A.S. Council unanimously passed a resolution to increase campus resources for UCSD Asian-American students on April 30 with a...

UC Regents Approve Student Adviser Pilot Program

A non-voting student adviser will join the ranks of the University of California’s Board of Regents for a two-year trial period after a unanimous vote of approval by the board on Thursday, Jan. 21. The...

Regents’ Committee Approves Tuition Hike Plan

The University of California Regents’ Long Range Planning Committee approved the UC Office of the President’s proposed tuition hike plan at their Wednesday meeting. The full Board of Regents will vote Thursday to reject...

Rep. Peters Proposes Loan Repayment Program

Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) re-introduced the Student Loan Repayment Assistance Act to Congress on March 26. If passed, the law will provide a tax credit for employers who match their employees’ student-loan payments. Peters told...

University Establishes System-Wide Anti-Poverty Federation

All 10 Blum Centers from each UC campus will merge to form the Blum Federation, the UC Office of the President announced in a press release Feb. 8. The Blum Centers conduct research on...

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...

UC Board of Regents Announces Nomination of Incoming Student Regent-Designate From UC Riverside

A University of California Board of Regents committee nominated UC Riverside graduate student Marcela Ramirez to be the Board’s 2016–17 student regent. Ramirez currently studies higher education administration and policy and is the graduate student...