Law enforcement advisory of possible violence at the event caused the regents to postpone their planning session, originally set for Nov. 16. Despite this cancellation, protests adapted to the situation and plan to protest in the San Francisco Financial District anyway.
Student Regent Alfredo Mireles and Student Regent-Designate Jonathan Stein publicly oppose the UC Board of Regents’ Nov. 14 decision to cancel the board’s upcoming meeting due to concerns about public safety.
Two days before the meeting was to occur, the UC Board of Regents announced their decision to cancel the scheduled Nov. 16 meeting, citing the threat of possible violence.
As the UC system struggles with state funding, it becomes increasingly clear that the assistance of the private sector in supporting the UC system may become more important than it has ever been. A look at private investment in the UC system, and hopes for the future.
Over the years, as fee increases have been voted into effect, it has become difficult for UC students to feel hear. But now, we are presented with the support of the Occupy movement.
The Student Union Assembly (SUA) will be announcing plans to accommodate students who wish to attend the Nov. 16 UC regents meeting. A bus will not be provided due to budget issues that have led to cuts in funding for travel and conferences.
The UC Board of Regents met on Thursday at UCSF to consider a proposed 9.6 percent tuition increase systemwide. The board approved the fee hike 14-4, raising undergraduate tuition by $1,068 per student for this academic year.
The UC Board of Regents meeting on March 16 covered the recent $500 million cut by Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed budget. This budget could lead to more cuts in state funding, particularly since the tax extensions Brown has proposed won’t make it onto the ballot for the June election at this juncture.
The UC Board of Regents convened on Wednesday, March 16 to discuss how the University of California will address another half-billion dollar drop in state funding from Governor Brown’s proposed budget.
This week the Regents are meeting in San Diego to discuss the financial matters regarding the future of the UC System.