Wednesday, November 19, 2014

"The state is an inherently unreliable partner in higher education," UC President Janet Napolitano said ...

SF Business Times: UC regents committee approves plan to hike tuition over next 5 years
LA Times Op Ed UC leaders tone-deaf in their reliance on tuition hikes by John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) speaker emeritus of the California Assembly and a newly appointed member of the UC Board of Regents. Nathan Fletcher is a former assemblyman and a professor of practice in political science at UC San Diego.
Matier and Ross - "Jerry Brown Takes On Janet Napolitano over UC Tuition Hikes"
Sac Bee Sac Bee on the brinksmanship and how the Gov hates to lose
UCR Highlander editorial on the gamesmanship-Janet Napolitano's proving ground

There's SF Gate w/ this late breaking on UC Irvine (it was likely part of the finance/legal committee agenda for UC Regents today : UC Cops Say Bosses Eavesdropped On Them In Bathrooms
ok, back to the tuition protest coverage of the meeting:

Wall Street Journal: University of California System Committee Backs Tuition Increase

KTVU coverage pictures and video

Huffington Post: Student Protestors Try To Block University Of California Regents From Tuition Vote

University of California Is Set to Raise Tuition by Richard Perez Pena

SF Gate Chron UC Moves Closer To Tuition Hike Amid Student Protests

Contra Costa Times coverage in photos, video and story

CBS Local San Francisco

Sacramento CBS Local

abc 30 Fresno with a story

ABC7 KABC video and story coverage

Sac Bee UC Regents Move Tuition Increase Plan Forward

Reuters coverage

NBC Southern California Students Protesters Try to Block University of California Tuition Hike Vote

NBC Bay Area Video includes comments from student leaders and Prof. Stanton Glantz:

And, Glantz also has a piece at Alternet: Esteemed UC Researcher to Regents: Please Do Not Raise Tuition 25% By 2020 As the UC Regents make their final decision, Stanton Glantz says hikes could easily be avoided.

UT San Diego UC tuition hike tentatively approved

LA Times University of California poised to hike tuition as regents, Gov. Brown battle

Reclaim UC with their video montage coverage

Thomas D. Elias column: UC system fudges its mission of serving California's brightest high school grads

Time Magazine: What California’s College Tuition Hike Says About the Future of Higher Education- When does a public university system become one in name only? That’s the question facing California as officials in charge of the state’s prestigious, but financially-struggling university system clash over how to keep it afloat.

Time and CNN---">see: When Big Data Meets Education- Higher Ed Moves Online

In everyone's interests to help J & J figure it out?:

There was a moment in today's UC Regents meeting where Napolitano (in addressing Gov. Brown's proposal for a special committee) brought up Arizona State University and her thoughts about having a productive conversation with Gov. Brown about ASU and online-- wonder where she was going?

You can watch video of UC Regents meeting from yesterday and today at this link:

and more background info here

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