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Reflections of a University President, One Year into the Job

Joseph I. Castro | Posted 11.29.2014 | College
Joseph I. Castro

Just over a year ago, I began serving as the eighth President of California State University, Fresno. I had big shoes to fill following my predecessor, who served for 23 years. I wanted to share with other new presidents a few lessons I have learned.

Chancellors Get Massive Raise.. AGAIN

AP | Posted 09.22.2014 | College

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The University of California Board of Regents is boosting the six-figure salaries of chancellors in the system by as much as 20 ...

The Minority Report: UC Schools Face Their Biggest Challenge Yet

| Posted 04.25.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Erica Perez More than a decade after California law banned race-conscious admissions, ...

Aaron Sankin

University Of California vs. Asian Americans?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.05.2012 | San Francisco

As the University of California looks to shore up its shaky financial situation in the face of decreased funding from Sacramento, the system's effort ...

Cupcakes, Cookies, And Race-Conscious Admissions

Cindy Mosqueda | Posted 11.27.2011 | Black Voices
Cindy Mosqueda

I'm surprised College Republican groups are still doing the pay by race bake sale thing. That's so 2000.

Free-ish Solutions: Expanding College Access for CA's Foster Youth

David Ambroz | Posted 11.22.2011 | Impact
David Ambroz

Under current California law, students who have served in the armed forces or are disabled are allowed to enroll early in classes at the California State Universities, UCs and Community Colleges. A current bill in Sacramento would extend this privilege to foster youth.

Opportunity in Crisis: The Potential $99 Million Budget Shortfall

Linda Katehi | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Linda Katehi

Gov. Jerry Brown's budget for the state of California calls for a 16.4 percent cut to the UC system. These cuts could not come at a worse time for a university on the rise.

5 Aspects of the University of California Budget Crisis That Haven't Gotten Enough Attention

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Here are five things I wish would be discussed more, both by the press and by those responsible for making the case for UC to legislators and the public at large.