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UC Board of Regents approve 2018-19 budget plan with reduced tuition

On July 19, 2018, the University of California issued a press release titled, “UC Board of Regents approve 2018-19 budget plan with reduced tuition”:
The University …

UC admissions rise, with record surge in transfers

On July 11, 2018, the University of California issued a press release titled, “UC admissions rise, with record surge in transfers”:
The University of California announced today …

New Op-Ed: Budget Deal Leaves Higher Education Short

On June 15, 2018, Fox & Hounds published an op-ed from Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine, co-chairs of the California Coalition for Public Higher Education, titled, “…

New op-ed: Close The Higher Education Funding Gap

On June 6, 2018, Fox & Hounds published an op-ed from Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine, co-chairs of the California Coalition for Public Higher Education, titled, “…

UC helps drive California biotech; don’t disinvest

On June 5, 2018, The East Bay Times published an op-ed from a group of Bay Area biotech company executives titled, “UC helps drive California biotech; don’t …