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Janet Napolitano

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  • Key budget spending categories

    Here is a look at four spending categories in Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $164.7-billion budget. EDUCATION The governor proposes increased funding for K-12 schools, community colleges and public universities by tapping temporary tax revenue from...
  • Many want more money; UC should get in line

    Many want more money; UC should get in line
    First of all, Californians think that raising university tuition again is a really bad idea. A non-starter. Second, although the University of California is crying for more state money, it needs to get in line. Join the crowd of folks with their hands...
  • UC tuition hike earns a failing grade

    UC tuition hike earns a failing grade
    It's just common sense: If you're trying to grab more money from university students and their parents, you should not be dramatically raising the pay of top brass. That's just dumb PR, losing politics and really bad policy. Don't ask the kids and...
  • UCLA students march against proposed UC tuition hike

    UCLA students march against proposed UC tuition hike
    Chanting “UC, UC, can’t you see? We don’t want your tuition fee,” more than 100 UCLA students marched through campus Tuesday as part of a University of California-wide student rally opposing a proposed tuition hike. The proposal,...
  • As UC regents debate tuition hike, Brown may hold sway

    The UC regents begin deliberations next week on a proposal to raise tuition by as much as 5% over each of the next five years. And although each member ostensibly has an equal vote, one may well have the strongest sway on public opinion and UC finances:...
  • Gov. Brown's forced austerity for UC hurts students

    To the editor: Thank you for George Skelton's article on the conflict between Gov. Jerry Brown and University of California President Janet Napolitano over funding the UC system. Skelton hits the right note when he argues that both are holding students...
  • UC proposes steady tuition hikes

    UC proposes steady tuition hikes
    For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition hikes — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students. For undergraduates who are California...
  • UC seeking 5% tuition increases in each of next five years

    UC seeking 5% tuition increases in each of next five years
    For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition increases — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students. For undergraduates who are...
  • UC goes on offensive to sell tuition increase as opposition builds

    UC goes on offensive to sell tuition increase as opposition builds
    University of California administrators went on an offensive Thursday to sell their proposal to raise tuition by as much as 5% in each of the next five years but faced opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown, legislative leaders and student activists. UC...
  • Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents

    Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents
    The University of Florida hired Cornell Provost Kent Fuchs as its 12th president on Wednesday. There were no protesters. No screaming matches. No idle threats. No naked attempt to undercut the public and open process. In short, it was a very...
  • Kevin de León becomes state Senate leader in $50,000 event

    Kevin de León becomes state Senate leader in $50,000 event
    In an elaborate event at Walt Disney Concert Hall featuring mariachis, a Korean drum circle and a student color guard, Democrat Kevin de León was sworn in Wednesday as leader of the state Senate — the first Latino to hold the post since 1883....