During their two-day March meeting, the regents discussed a variety of lesser-controversy issues. The regents declined to devote significant discussion to the recent discovery of a $57 million deficit within UC Student Health Insurance Program.
It is questionable when the University of California Board of Regents asks students for help after cutting students so often. Regents should look for more creative alternative solutions to the UC’s budget concerns.
UC Regents President Mark Yudof publicly announces his support of Gov. Jerry Brow’s new tax initiative. The new initiative is a compromise between the older tax initiative and the Millionaire’s Tax.