Regents

Chancellors Get Pay Raise: Recap of UC Regents January 2022 Meeting

Here are the most important takeaways from the University of California Board of Regents’ first meeting of 2022.
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California Governor Appoints New University of California Regent: Jose Hernández

As a UC Regent, Hernández wants to make education affordable and accessible since families who want to send their children to college often face large expenses. 
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New Student-Regent Designate Marlenee Blas Pedral

Blas Pedral did her undergraduate education at UCSB as a first-generation student and global studies major, where she co-founded an A.S. political party called the Democratic Process Party. 
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UC Regents To Vote on Proposed Tuition Increases at Upcoming Meeting

The proposal, introduced at the Regents’ May 13 meeting, would increase tuition for the future class of 2022-23 by 2% from the previous class’s tuition plus inflation.
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UC Regents Discuss Proposed Tuition Increase Beginning in 2022

The plan proposes assigning a tuition and fee level to each incoming cohort of students and keeping that number flat for six years following enrollment.
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New Budget, “Eligibility in the Local Context” Program, Mental Health Awareness: Key Takeaways from UC Regents Meeting

The $960.6 million 2021-22 UC Office of the President (UCOP) budget marks an uptick of $98.6 million from the more conservative planning of the UC’s 2020-21 budget.
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New Study Recommends UC Suspend Standardized Testing After 2025

If a new test is not implemented by 2025, the testing requirement will be eliminated altogether.
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UC Regents Approve 2021-22 Budget, Special Needs Report

The UC Board of Regents Nov. 19 remote meeting focused on the impact of financial losses brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Michael V. Drake Appointed as First Black UC President, Succeeding Janet Napolitano

Drake is the 21st UC President and the first Black president in UC history.
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Academic Council Recommends UC To Defund Police, Ban Police Firearms

The Academic Council centered the recommendations on statements they received from students and faculty across the UC System about anti-Black police violence.
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UC Suspends ACT and SAT in Admissions

If a new test has not been implemented by 2025, the testing requirement for California students will be eliminated altogether.
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President Napolitano Recommends Suspension of SAT and ACT

The ACT and SAT would be optional for two years, with testing requirements eliminated completely for two years after that.
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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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