Articles Tagged With ‘University of California’

Cal Poly is good value: Kiplinger

Cal Poly is one of a dozen California universities to make Kiplinger’s list of the 100 top values in public colleges during 2011-12. [SFChronicle] Kiplinger, the Washington, D.C.-based publisher of business and personal finance advice, ranks each year the public... (Continue reading)

Campus pepper spray incident probed

Legislatures grilled University of California officials at a joint legislative hearing  Wednesday set to examine the behavior of UC Davis campus cops who pepper-sprayed sitting students and batted them with batons during a November protest that resulted in nationwide attention.... (Continue reading)

Fear and loathing spur UC regents’ venue swap

Four separate University of California campuses hosted regents today as the board attempted to meet without worrying about threatened violent protests. Earlier this month, a scheduled regents meeting at Berkeley was cancelled. [Sacramento Bee] A teleconference connected regents from the... (Continue reading)

UC Regents to consider another tuition hike

University of California regents are expected to consider a proposal Thursday that would raise student tuition by at least 8 percent—and as much as 16 percent. [San Francisco Chronicle] Basic tuition could top $22,000 in just four years, not including... (Continue reading)

UC schools have a wait list of 10,700 applicants

Nearly 11,000 high school seniors statewide were offered a spot on one or more of the University of California’s controversial new waiting lists for admission. [Los Angeles Times] A spokesperson for the UC admissions office described 2010 as the most... (Continue reading)

UC system to consider three-year degree; other changes

The University of California is considering dramatic changes, including offering three-year bachelor’s degrees and enrolling more out-of-state undergraduates. [Los Angeles Times] On Tuesday, the UC’s Commission on the Future heard a set of ten proposals aimed at making the 10-campus... (Continue reading)