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UC Regents Elect Former State Politician as New Chair

Prior to assuming the role of board chair, Pérez worked as a regent after being appointed to the position in 2014 by former California Gov. Jerry Brown.
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UC Gains $4 Million in Funding for Summer Financial Aid

Students who qualify can use the additional aid beginning this Summer Session A. 
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UC Announces New Measures to Fortify Admissions Process

UC’s decision to reform its admission process arrives roughly three months after several universities across the U.S. were accused of using unfair backdoor methods to admit students.
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Student Regents: How Representative Are They of the UC?

An overwhelming proportion of the student regents have come from UC Berkeley, UCLA and UC Davis.
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UCSB Graduate Student Nominated for 2020-2021 UC Student Regent

A record 113 UC students applied for the position of the 2020-21 student regent, compared to 40 who applied in the cycle before.
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New Senate Bill Would Require UC To Pay Workers on Time

The bill also aims to address the issues caused by the UC’s new faulty payroll system.
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Regents Approve New Classroom Building to Alleviate Over-Enrollment

The building will include five new lecture halls, three active learning classrooms and 20 discussion classrooms, totaling 2,000 new seats.
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Second Version of “Abortion Pill” Bill Passes Through California State Senate

SB 24 is the second version of the "abortion pill" bill to go through California legislature.
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Regents Vote To Increase Nonresident Tuition By $762

The increase will provide $26 million in revenue to the UC system.
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In Photos | AFSCME Strikes For Fifth Time In A Year

The union went on strike after alleging the UC has been responsible for “years of scandal."
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I.V. CSD Calls on UCPD to Hold Community Meeting Following Recent Allegations

I.V. CSD directors voted unanimously to send a letter to the UCPD.
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AFSCME Announces Strike Over Outsourcing, Unfair Labor Practices

AFSCME 3299 announced that it is preparing for a single-day unfair labor practice strike on May 16.
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UCSB Signs Onto OA2020 Initiative in Push for Open Access Publishing

The OA2020 Expression of Interest was signed about a week after the UC terminated its subscription with the Dutch information and analytics company Elsevier.
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UC Regent Ellen Tauscher Passes Away

UC Regent Ellen Tauscher passed away this week at the age of 67.
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AFSCME Calls for Boycott of Commencement Speakers

The union and the university have been negotiating over contracts for over two years.
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