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UC Ditches New Logo That Everybody Hates

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.17.2012 | College

After a huge outcry against the new logo developed for the University of California, officials announced in a statement Friday they've decided to susp...

Tuition Is Just the Headline

Lars Walton | Posted 07.23.2012 | San Francisco
Lars Walton

Most Californians see the stress of the state cuts on UC in the faces of our students and represented on the front page headlines as tuition rises. The deeper story may be a few sections further back in the paper.

Making Room for the Middle by Supporting Speaker Pérez's Middle Class Scholarship Act

Phil Ting | Posted 06.09.2012 | San Francisco
Phil Ting

It actually happened. It's now more expensive for a middle-class family to send a child to one of our California state universities than it is to send their son or daughter to Harvard.

University Of California Reaches For Sustainable Food

Grist | Jessica Kraft | Posted 03.28.2012 | Home

Fast food joints offer a quick and easy fix for hungry, busy students on college campuses. But at the University of California, they've also become a ...

The Students Are Right, California

Terry Connelly | Posted 05.27.2012 | San Francisco
Terry Connelly

California once led the world in providing affordable access to college to all classes. Today, our taxpayers have said no to this commitment. But the taxpayer revolt against the rising cost of higher education has an element of logic.

For The First Time, UC's Tuition Income Eclipses State Funding

Posted 10.22.2011 | College

Oh the times they are a-changin'... For the first time in its history, the University of California system took in more money from tuition than it ...

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...

We Need Higher Ed Uncut

Christopher Newfield | Posted 07.11.2011 | College
Christopher Newfield

For the twenty years that I have been at the University of California, the system has steadily squeezed undergraduate instruction because it couldn't spend its resources on small scale forms of active learning.

UCs Accept Highest-Ever Rate Of Non-Residents

Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles

The University of California released their admissions data yesterday, and the numbers show that out-of-state and international admissions (PDF) are a...

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...

UC Becoming A Federal University, Chancellor Says | Susana Bates / Special to the Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College


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.

UC System Plans MASSIVE Cutbacks | CARI TUNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of California was set to unveil plans for a sweeping financial and administrative overhaul that could reduce annual operating expenses ...

UC Regents Discuss Diversity Under Heavy Security

The Golden Gate [X]Press | E | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of California Board of Regents met in San Francisco March 23 to discuss the future of the UC system and what changes need to be made. ...

UC Panel Outlines Drastic Reforms

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of California Commission on the Future met today to discuss a host of major changes to the school system, including substantial student...

U Of California Owes Students $38 Million

The Daily Californian | Posted 05.26.2011 | College

Superior Court Judge John Munter ruled March 10 that the University of California must pay about $38 million in refunds and interest to professional s...

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...

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...

California Readies For Day Of Action

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

University of California students are gearing up for Thursday, Mar. 4, the state's designated Student Day of Action to protest higher education budget...

Berkeley RIOT: Fire, Destruction

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Overnight, an impromptu riot to protest budget cuts and tuition increases at the University of California-Berkeley snowballed to include more than 200...

UC System Hit Hardest When We Need It Most

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

Arnold Schwarzenegger is taking an ax to one of the most prestigious public education institutions in the world.