Jerry Brown Looks for an Online Course that Requires No Human Interaction

At the Regents meeting of January 22, 2014, Gov. Brown seems to be searching for an online course that requires no human interaction.  Such a course, he reasons, could have unlimited enrollment because it is completely self-contained.  He gets some pushback from UC Provost Dorr, who thinks courses should have such interaction.  You can hear … Continue reading Jerry Brown Looks for an Online Course that Requires No Human Interaction

Listen to Part of the Regents Afternoon Session of 1-22-2014

As we have noted in numerous prior posts, the Regents refuse to archive their meetings beyond one year.  So we dutifully record the sessions in real time.  Below is a link to part of the afternoon session of Jan. 22.  This segment is mainly the Committee on Educational Policy.  Gov. Brown was in attendance.  We … Continue reading Listen to Part of the Regents Afternoon Session of 1-22-2014

Listen to the Regents Meeting of Jan. 23, 2014

We continue indefinitely archiving the Regents meetings since - as numerous prior posts have complained - the Regents view an "archive" as lasting only one year.  Below is a link to the meeting (open sessions only) of Jan. 23, 2014.  We have previously posted the morning session of Jan. 22.  The afternoon session of that … Continue reading Listen to the Regents Meeting of Jan. 23, 2014

Listen to the Regents Morning Meeting of Jan. 22, 2014

As promised in previous posts, yours truly is slowly working through the Regents meetings audio.  Below is a link to the audio for the morning session of Wednesday, Jan. 22. The Regents, for unacceptable reasons in an age where public meetings are archived indefinitely, archives them only for one year.  Moreover, it appears to be policy … Continue reading Listen to the Regents Morning Meeting of Jan. 22, 2014

Broken Links to UCLA Grand Hotel project

It has been brought to the attention of yours truly that some of the links and embedding to earlier blog posts about the UCLA Grand Hotel (and other topics) no longer operate.  Facebook has been used for such broken links, particularly as we go back in time, and Facebook seems to be not-so-good at maintaining … Continue reading Broken Links to UCLA Grand Hotel project

Listen to Regents Meeting of Nov. 14, 2013

The November 14 meeting of the Regents opened with public comments.  These included concerns over staffing and safety at UC hospitals, a Berkeley city councilman who called for pension caps on high-paid UC executives, students advocating fossil fuel divestment, concerns about student costs and debt, and spending on “amenities” for students at UC.The Committee on … Continue reading Listen to Regents Meeting of Nov. 14, 2013

Listen to Regents Discuss Retiree Health on Nov. 14, 2013

We'll post the audio for the entire Nov. 14 Regents meeting subsequently.  However, below is a link just to a discussion of the issue of retiree health.  As blog readers will likely know, as part of the open enrollment, UC retirees who are out of state are being dropped from UC programs and given a … Continue reading Listen to Regents Discuss Retiree Health on Nov. 14, 2013

Listen to the Regents Morning Session: Nov. 13, 2013 (including the Napolitano speech)

As noted in prior posts, yours truly is out of town and behind on listening to, and recording, the Regents meeting.  I am now current through the morning of Nov. 13.  That was the morning in which UC president Napolitano gave her speech on her goals for UC.  Blog readers will recall that there was … Continue reading Listen to the Regents Morning Session: Nov. 13, 2013 (including the Napolitano speech)

Listen to the UC Regents: Nov. 12, 2013

As blog readers will know, we post audio of Regents meetings because the current regental policy is only to post their meetings for a year.  But the meetings live on here!  Yours truly has various commitments this week that will slow the posting.  But a link to yesterday's meeting is below.The public comment session included … Continue reading Listen to the UC Regents: Nov. 12, 2013

Listen to the University of California Regents, Afternoon, 9-18-2013, 2nd Part

The audio for the Regents session of the afternoon of 9-18-13 through the meeting of the Committee on Finance has previously been posted.  The primary remaining business was discussion of selection of an outside auditor that turned out to be KPMG.  Beyond that, recommendations of the various committees were ratified by the full board.   Since … Continue reading Listen to the University of California Regents, Afternoon, 9-18-2013, 2nd Part