On Jan. 1, 2014, UC campuses will go tobacco-free. Read more here for all the details on how UC Santa Cruz plans to meet that requirement.
The last five years have not been kind to the UC system, or to higher education as a whole. Yudof began his term as president in 2008 at a time of unprecedented cuts to UC’s state funding and general financial turmoil. Since then we have seen tuition nearly triple while at the same time faculty and programs have been drastically reduced.
Each UC campus require different needs in different areas. The uniform university policies put forth by the Regents fail to address such needs in an effective manner. Policy reforms must be implemented in order for each campus to succeed, and this cannot be possible unless individual UC campuses are given greater autonomy.