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University Of California President To Retire

Posted 01.18.2013 | College

Mark Yudof, the president of the University of California system, announced Friday he will end his tenure on Aug. 31, 2013 After consulting with hi...

50 Ways To Avoid Pepper Spraying Students (Thanks, Cal!)

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.11.2012 | College

If there's one thing the University of California's administration can improve upon, it could be summed up in one word: communication. That's accordin...

University of California Gets It Wrong (Again)

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

Why is it that every time an administrator from the University of California opens their mouth about social protest they immediately insert their feet...

UC Davis Pepper Spray Report May Not Be Released

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.07.2012 | College

A task force investigating the pepper spraying of protesters at University of California, Davis cannot release their report to the public because of a...

Never Want To Pay For A Student Loan Again? You Might Not Have To

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.09.2012 | College

Don't want to pay student loans anymore? Well, maybe you don't have to. A group of students at the University of California Riverside have come up...

U.C. Berkeley Anti-Semitism Lawsuit Dismissed

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.27.2011 | San Francisco

A lawsuit by a Jewish U.C. Berkeley student claiming university officials did little to prevent the harassment of Jewish students during a protest eve...

Tyler Kingkade

Campus Police Violence Is Nothing New In California | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.09.2011 | College

When students at the University of California, Berkeley, attempted to set up an Occupy Wall Street encampment, campus police answered on Nov. 9 with t...

UC's Crisis: More Than a Police Problem

Michael Meranze | Posted 01.31.2012 | College
Michael Meranze

The student protesters' point has never been simply that they don't want to pay more tuition. They want justice and transparency, just like the rest of the 99%.

Struggling University Of California Approves Hundreds Of Millions In Pay Raises

Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.18.2011 | San Francisco

Despite wrangling with what officials deemed its "worst financial crisis in history," the University of California announced Wednesday that it has all...

Out-Of-State Enrollment At UC Berkeley Skyrockets

Posted 08.31.2011 | College

More than a quarter of UC Berkeley students will not be California residents this year, up from 15% two years ago. Berkeley, though the most dramat...

Leah Finnegan

Mark Yudof's Higher Calling: Can The University Of California's President Navigate A Budget Crisis And Restore His Own Image? | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

OAKLAND -- Salary notwithstanding, Mark Yudof has had a tough couple of years. Yudof, the president of the vast University of California system, wa...

Brown's Budget Marks a Sad Day for California

Mark G. Yudof | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Mark G. Yudof

The cuts the governor proposes will require sacrifice, pain and courage. Already we are working hard to streamline administrative functions, looking to create $500 million in savings.

UC Not Obligated To Raise Pensions, Officials Say | Nanette Asimov, Chronicle Staff Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of California is under no legal obligation to raise the pensions of its highest-paid executives, and it's too expensive to do so, UC Pr...

The Worst College Role Models Of 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

College campuses can be notorious bastions of bad behavior, and this year, we learned that students are hardly responsible for all the appalling thing...

UC President Proposes 8% Fee Increase

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

University of California President Mark Yudof has proposed an 8 percent student fee increase, among other hikes, to close the state school system's ma...

University Of California President's Housing Woes Raise Eyebrows | STEVE FAINARU | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Five minutes before midnight on June 30, movers hauled the last boxes from a spectacular rented home in the Oakland Hills. The tenant's lease was abou...

University Of California Regents Approve Contentious Pension Plan

The Daily Californian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The UC Board of Regents voted to increase employer and employee contributions to the university's massively underfunded pension system Thursday despit...

College Presidents | Jenna Johnson and Daniel De Vise | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In his three years as president of George Washington University, Steven Knapp has tried nearly everything to bond with undergraduates. He moved on...

UC System Overload: 16 Percent Enrollment Increase Expected

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new study, aptly titled "Ready or Not, Here They Come," predicts that California's college enrollment will increase by 16 percent in the next nine y...

Day Of Action: TOP MOMENTS

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Though yesterday's California-born Day of Action to Defend Public Education became a national event, activity was anchored in the Golden State. The st...

March 4 LIVE BLOG: Student Day Of Action

Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Leah Finnegan

Today, March 4, is the Day of Action to Defend Public Education, a movement that originated in California last fall in response to threats of staggeri...

Five UC Students Arrested Lobbying At Capitol

The Daily Californian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While hundreds of students rallied in the state Capitol Monday, five students were arrested during the UC Student Association's annual lobbying day or...

UC President Mark Yudof Caught In Resignation Hoax

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An website pretending to be that of University of California President Mark Yudof claimed the figurehead had resigned today. Shortly after the websit...

UCSD Noose Perpetrator Suspended, Tension Mounts

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Los Angeles Times reported today that the student who admitted to hanging a noose in the library at the University of California-San Diego has bee...

UC San Diego: Racial Tensions Boil Over

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

UPDATE II: Campus police confirmed that no second noose was found on UCSD campus. UPDATE: Multiple Twitter updates are reporting a second noose found...