Thursday, January 5, 2017

UC Cities? "Rapidly growing campuses" trend topic

UC president Napolitano says she wants UC Davis to expand into Sacramento

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/education/article124626619.html
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That vision appeared to die with Katehi’s resignation, which followed an internal UC investigation that found she violated multiple university policies. But Napolitano said Wednesday that there is still plenty of interest at the UC level.

Napolitano said such an expansion could take many forms. One possibility is a downtown building where students would live, study and work at internships – modeled after the UC Washington Center in Washington, D.C.

The expansion of UC Davis would be beneficial to Sacramento, bringing jobs and innovation to the city, Napolitano said.

“It’s not surprising that the areas of California succeeding the most are the areas with a UC campus,” she said."

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"She would like the UC Davis chancellor to have the ability to effectively interact with the media and state legislators.

“There is more visibility here than on other campuses,” she said.

Napolitano could not say how much the new chancellor will make.

“I haven’t put a cap on it,” she said. “This is a time when you can be penny-wise and pound-foolish.”

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/education/article124626619.html

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There is this in depth article on:
"UCSD may build campus fire station"

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/politics/sd-me-ucsd-station-20170104-story.html

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Daily Bruin with coverage of:

http://dailybruin.com/2017/01/04/uc-regents-schedule-vote-on-first-tuition-increase-in-six-years/

And Daily Cal:
http://www.dailycal.org/2017/01/04/uc-proposes-tuition-hike-6-year-freeze/

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