| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:41 PM
Students planning to attend UC's upcoming summer school sessions got a much welcome reprieve Wednesday from tuition increases that could have been as large as 5%.
UC President Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday that the system would not implement...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Coaches are among the most highly-paid employees in the University of California system, with hefty bonuses if their teams have good seasons and win championships.
On Wednesday, UC officials debated how to add another factor to coaches' compensation...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:14 PM
After spirited debate over how to improve student athletes’ performance in the classroom, the University of California regents on Thursday blocked a proposed new policy that would have linked coaches’ compensation to their teams’...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:50 PM
After spirited debate over how to improve student athletes' classroom performance, the University of California regents on Thursday blocked a proposed new policy that would have linked coaches' compensation to their teams' grades and graduation rates....
| Jan 17, 2015
| 5:44 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano, who have butted heads over proposed tuition increases, are expected to team up next week as a rare two-person committee to review the 10-campus system's spending patterns, graduation rates and pension...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:21 PM
After Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal was announced Friday, reaction from California’s public universities showed that much lobbying and political maneuvering is ahead to establish higher education spending levels for next year.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:00 PM
Here is a look at four spending categories in Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $164.7-billion budget.
The governor proposes increased funding for K-12 schools, community colleges and public universities by tapping temporary tax revenue from...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 6:09 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:45 PM
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.