At UC Santa Cruz, buildings don’t haphazardly sprout up like trees. The Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) decides where and when these buildings are developed. While not binding, it’s the guiding document that helps inform campus planners of future development. It’s re-evaluated every decade…
UC Policy Makes Bathrooms All-Gender
In an effort to make university campuses a more inclusive space for LGBTQ identified students, UC President Janet Napolitano announced the UC-wide conversion of all single-stall restrooms into all-gender restrooms, as well as allowing students to include a preferred name on campus records with their…
UCSC Launches $300 Million Fundraiser
Using the slogan “Give, Don’t Give In,” UC Santa Cruz’s first ever comprehensive fundraising campaign launched publicly on Oct. 18 by Chancellor George Blumenthal during a luncheon at the University House. Joined by around 200 guests, Chancellor Blumenthal added that the campaign already reached half of its goal in effectively raising $150 million to fund its overall mission of improving student life.
‘Promise for Education’ Passes the Hat
This fall, the University of California responded to the loss of nearly $1 billion in state funding by creating a campaign of charitable giving called ‘Promise for Education,’ which would help create more need-based, undergraduate scholarships for California residents.