Listen to the Second Half of the Regents Meeting of 9-17-2013

Our earlier post had the Regents audio for the first part of the meeting of 9-17-13.  There was then a closed session.  The audio link below picks up the meeting again when the public component resumed.  We also noted in the previous post that there was a inadvertent hot mike at the beginning of the … Continue reading Listen to the Second Half of the Regents Meeting of 9-17-2013

Emisions Remissions?

UCLA co-generation plantCalifornia's cash-strapped public universities would save millions of dollars under legislation by Orange County state Sen. Mimi Walters, but the bill's prospects are uncertain because it would alter a landmark global warming law beloved by environmentalists. Walters' proposal seeks to exempt University of California and California State University campuses from the new cap-and-trade … Continue reading Emisions Remissions?

Listen to Regents Meeting of Nov. 13, 2012

The UC Board of Regents, Committee on Grounds and Building met on the afternoon of Nov. 13, 2012.  On the agenda were public comments, approval of the UC capital budget plan, discussion of a long term plan for student housing at UC-Santa Barbara, and design approval of a $118.6 million faculty office building project at … Continue reading Listen to Regents Meeting of Nov. 13, 2012

Listen to Audio of the Regents’ Afternoon Session: July 18, 2012

This audio is a direct recording of the Regents' afternoon session of July 28, 2012. At the end of the recording, it is announced that the governor is coming and that the Regents - who were going into closed session - would go back into open session when he arrived. However, the live-stream audio was … Continue reading Listen to Audio of the Regents’ Afternoon Session: July 18, 2012

Breaking Up the UC System?

Inside Higher Ed today has a lengthy article on recent proposals to give the various UC campuses more autonomy. These proposals have primarily been emanating from UC-Berkeley and UC-San Francisco.  The article goes over some of the past statements and documents relating to this issue and provides a review of related developments in other state … Continue reading Breaking Up the UC System?

UCLA Among Top 10 Universities in R&D Spending in Fiscal Year 2010

Inside Higher Ed reports that UCLA is among the top ten universities in research and development spending.  It has been in that group for some time.  Basically, the key determinants are having a med school and getting a lot of federal research funding. The top ten are:Johns HopkinsU of Michigan (Ann Arbor)U of Wisconsin (Madison)U … Continue reading UCLA Among Top 10 Universities in R&D Spending in Fiscal Year 2010

Let me go, says UC-San Francisco

From today's San Francisco Chronicle:Unlike the other nine campuses of the University of California, UCSF enrolls no undergraduates, offers no history classes and gets so much money from government grants that it barely depends on the tuition its students pay to attend the medical school on a windy San Francisco hill....At Thursday's meeting at UC … Continue reading Let me go, says UC-San Francisco

UC students to protest at regents meeting (tomorrow)

Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury-News 11-26-11Student protesters with the Occupy movement will converge on four UC campuses Monday morning to vent their fury at a meeting of the regents, with demonstrators in Davis attempting a campuswide shutdown. The meeting, rescheduled after cancellation earlier this month because of threats of violence and vandalism, now includes … Continue reading UC students to protest at regents meeting (tomorrow)