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UC System Salary Report Releases; UCSB Ranks Near Bottom

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter The California State Controller’s Office released the UC system’s 2017 payroll information last week, including the average salaries for employees at...

UC-HBCU Initiative Aims to Increase African American Representation in UC Graduate Programs

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter This summer, a cohort of 26 students from across the country will come to UCSB as participants in the UC-HBCU Initiative,...

Push for Open Access Publishing Might Leave Elsevier in the Dust

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter Negotiations between the University of California (UC) and scholarly journal publisher Elsevier for a new contract are approaching its termination, as...

UCOP Sends Travel Recommendations Amidst Complicated China-U.S. Relations

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter Students at UC Davis and UC Berkeley awoke to an unusual warning early last Monday. On Jan. 14, the UC Office...

UCOP Voices Concerns Over Proposed Changes to Title IX Policies Regarding Sexual Assault and...

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter In a press release issued earlier this month, the UC Office of the President (UCOP) voiced concerns regarding the U.S. Department...

AFSCME Protests Cast Cloud Over UC Regents Meeting

Jacob Wong and Arturo Samaniego National Beat Reporter and News Editor The UC Board of Regents converged at UC San Francisco last Tuesday for its bi-monthly...

State Auditor Calls For UCOP Financial Transparency

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter A 2017 audit from state Auditor Elaine Howle claimed that the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) failed to...

New UC Librarian Contract Signals Progress for Union

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter On Thursday, March 28, the UC Office of the President (UCOP) announced that the University had reached an agreement with the...

Newsom Budget Proposal May Increase University Funding

Alex Ortiz Increased Cal Grant awards, shorter waits for therapy, and affordable housing are just a few of the many changes UCSB students can potentially...

New State Budget Plan Means More for UC

Arturo Samaniego National Beat Reporter Governor Jerry Brown’s newly revised budget plan seeks to stave off tuition increases by increasing funding for public higher education. Significant...