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Ten Takeaways From UC Payroll Data

The unabridged list of employee payroll information can be found on the UCOP website.
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UC Student Governments Call for Divestment of Thirty Meter Telescope Project

The letter asks the UC to cease funding for TMT and for any faculty or staff working on the project to “speak out against the exploitation of Mauna Kea.” 
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UC Academic Researchers Sign Petition Calling on Administration To End Contract Delays

ARU obtained signatures from over 2,200 members across the UC campuses for the petition.
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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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Former UC Graduate Student Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Regents, Claiming Lack of Due Process in Title IX Proceedings

The student is suing on his own behalf as well as on behalf of all other UC students who were disciplined under several different sexual harassment and sexual violence policies.
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UC Announces Tentative Agreement With UPTE for Two New 5-Year Contracts

If ratified, the two contracts would be valid until fall 2024. 
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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 Admission Rate Drops to 29.7%

Out of a pool of 176,695 applicants, 108,178 students were admitted as incoming freshmen across the nine UC campuses.
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Students Condemn UC and Chancellor Yang’s Involvement in Thirty Meter Telescope, Express Support for Native Hawaiians

Yang is the chair of the telescope's board of governors, a position he has held since 2007.
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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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