see: Affirmative Action Ban At UC, 15 Years Later By Katy Murphy
also consider this story of personal experience of a student and reflections of other students in accompanying video along with it. Also a reminder of the history of the Lemongrove case in CA...
What Happens Without Affirmative Action - The Story of UCLA
what is being directed at the next Student Regent? - see this piece for one side and more background here
It looks like the UC Regents are meeting on the next UC President quite a bit lately
this from the SJ Merc:
"Every member of the state Assembly who represents a part of the Bay Area voted for Assembly Bill 76, which contained provisions gutting the state Public Records Act. All but three state Senators did the same.
YES -- Luis Alejo, D-Salinas; Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco; Susan Bonilla, D-Concord; Rob Bonta, D- Alameda; Joan Buchanan, D- Alamo; Nora Campos, D-San Jose; Susan Talamantes Eggman, D-Stockton; Paul Fong, D-Cupertino; Jim Frazier, D-Oakley; Richard Gordon, D-Menlo Park; Marc Levine, D-San Rafael; Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco; Bill Quirk, D-Hayward; Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley; Mark Stone, D-Scotts Valley; Philip Ting, D-San Francisco; Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont; Mariko Yamada, D-Davis;
YES -Jim Beall, D-San Jose; Ellen Corbett, D-Hayward; Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord; Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley; Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo; Mark Leno, D-San Francisco; William Monning, D-Carmel; Lois Wolk, D-Davis
NO -- Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres; Leland Yee, D-San Francisco
NO VOTE RECORDED -- Noreen Evans, D-Santa Rosa"
Life of the absurd and a 20% approval rating
- Richard Blum (AGAIN!)
- Wm. De La Pena
- Gareth Elliott
- George Kieffer
- Sherry Lansing (AGAIN!)
- Monica Lozano (AGAIN!)
- Hadi Makarechian
- Eloy Ortiz Oakley
- Norman Pattiz (AGAIN!)
- John A. Pérez
- Bonnie Reiss
- Richard Sherman
- Bruce Varner
- Charlene Zettel
- Marcela Ramirez
- UC Regents Committees
- Staff Advisors, Faculty Reps, Designates
- Ex Officio UC Regents
- UC Alumni Regents
"If the University were a business, it would likely be the largest corporation in California."
"If The University Were A Business, It Would Likely Be The Largest Corporation In California"-Regents Minutes (2010)