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09 Aug 2020
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Regents Meeting Recap 

Although the 2018-19 academic year is drawing to a close, there are a multitude of problems UC Regents must address — from Title IX cases to labor union rights. Regents attempted to address these concerns at the fifth and final regents meeting of the academic…

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Students Occupy Humanities in Protest of Tuition Hike 

Two UC Santa Cruz police officers notified students occupying Humanities 2 that they were in violation of university policy and California law. The officers notified the students, who have occupied the building for six days now, that continued occupation could lead to disciplinary action, including arrest. UCSC students have occupied the Humanities 2 building in response to the most recent tuition increase plan, opting to remain in the building until the plan passed by the UC Regents on Nov. 20 is revoked.

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September Regents Update 

  Regents Vote to Not Divest from Fossil Fuels During a meeting in September, the UC Regents voted against divestment from fossil fuels after a task force, convened by chief investment officer (CIO) Jagdeep Singh Bachher, presented several recommendations. The report he presented included the…

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First Regents Meeting of the Year Addresses Funding and Budgets 

UC regents and leaders of California’s higher education met on Jan. 22 and Jan. 23 to discuss the future of higher education in the state. Napolitano began by reminding all of The Master Plan, which is supposed to keep everyone focused on moving forward, particularly with increasing collaborative, cooperative research, and ensuring that a UC education becomes more economically accessible.