Regents

UC Relaxes Admission Requirements Due to Coronavirus-Related Challenges

The measures are temporary but could apply to students affected by the coronavirus pandemic “for future years as applicable,” according to the press release. 
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Janet Napolitano, UCSC Administration Warn of Termination to Striking UCSC Graduate Students

Napolitano said the UC would not re-open the union’s current contract nor would it agree to a COLA in addition to the current contract.
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Students and Faculty Focus on Challenges Facing UCR During Search for UC President

While the UCR speakers raised similar issues as those at UCLA, many statements addressed challenges facing the campus specifically.
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“The UC should strive for better”: Students, Faculty and Stakeholders Share Suggestions for the Next UC President at UCLA Public Forum

Students, faculty and UC system stakeholders sharing their advice, ideas and hopes for the type of president they would like to see next.
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Graduate Student Accuses UC Regent Kieffer of Sexual Misconduct, Calls for Systemwide Policy Change

Ora said she chose to speak during public forum due to frustration not only with the Regents’ system, but the entire University of California process for investigating sexual misconduct.
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“There’s no relying on mommy and daddy”: Foster and Formerly Incarcerated Students Share Their Stories With UC Regents

The Regents organized the discussion in order to hear from students within the UC system who were or still are in the foster care system or were formerly incarcerated.
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Upcoming Year Will Be UC President Napolitano’s Last In Office

Napolitano, who announced her decision at the UC Regents meeting at UC Los Angeles, took over as UC president after former President Mark Yudof resigned in 2013.
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UC Regents Discuss Implementing Fixed Tuition Plan

According to Regent Lark Park, the issue came down to, “How do we fund the university we want?”
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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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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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UC Regents Table Non-Resident Tuition Increase

The Board of Regents plans to reconsider the tuition hike at their next meeting in May.
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UC Regents Release Multi-Year Framework and Budget for 2019-20 School Year

The Regents set aside $86.3 million of the budget to grow California resident undergraduate student enrollment by 2,500 students.
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UCSA Releases Demands to UC Regarding UCPath Implementation

UC Santa Barbara began transitioning to UCPath at the beginning of this quarter, hoping to create a more streamlined approach to paying its workers, according to the UCPath website.
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Circuit of Appeals Upholds Injunction in DACA Case

The 99-page decision supports an earlier court decision from January.
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UC Regents Found in Contempt Of Court, Expelled Student Allowed to Return to UCSB

The student who filed the complaint, referred to as Jane Roe in court documents, said Doe stalked her on a daily basis after the two engaged in a sexual encounter in November 2015 and briefly dated.
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