Regents

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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“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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