Their press release on it here:
and AP writes: UC system wants to make room for more California students
A renowned activist of civil rights in public education, housing and in the workplace will be bringing his wealth of knowledge to Cornell University’s Warren Hall."
SB Independent with an op ed on UC Regents, more:
OC Reg. Required reading: Faculty's Pricey Textbooks
The numbers have inspired lawmakers to take action. Last month, Gov. Jerry Brown... the use of free online materials, and providing support and training to professors who go that route. The law takes effect Jan. 1 and makes $4 million available to help professors create their own free digital materials.
Pilot programs in California have shown that this approach stands to save students millions. In the first 18 months of using open educational resources at the UCLA library, students saved more than $800,000, ...
Each campus can apply for funding, but only after their Academic Senates pass resolutions committing to the use of open educational resources.
- 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)