UC 411:


University leaders hesitant towards more budget cuts

With Brown’s proposed budget cuts, leaders from California’s higher education systems are preparing possible budget cuts or decreasing some programs and enrollment slots. The leaders are hesitant towards increasing tuition even more after the tuition raise of 10 percent previously. “We raised tuition 10 percent in November,” Reed said, “and I don’t plan on doing it again, except if in June the revenue enhancements that the governor is proposing fail and the whole bottom falls out of everything, we’ll have to come back and revisit that.”

Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/02/08/3384947/browns-countdown-day-30-university.html#ixzz1DV7zZxiD

UC-wide holistic admissions approved

The UC Board of Regents recently “voted to encourage a holistic admissions policy for all of its campuses, which means each application will be read by a single reviewer”. First adapted by UCLA, the UC hopes that by having one person review the application, rather than breaking down the application into part to be read by different people, the application process would improve fairness and diversity.

Read more:  http://www.dailybruin.com/index.php/article/2011/01/new_ucwide_holistic_admissions_policy_approved

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s