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There appears to be a growing disconnect between the University of California and state elected officials in Sacramento.  Yesterday's (Thursday's) UC Regents meeting differed sharply in tone from a California legislative hearing earlier this month.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports from San Francisco.

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The spending practices of University of California President Janet Napolitano's office will face new scrutiny today (Thursday).  At their meeting in San Francisco, the U-C Board of Regents is scheduled to publicly discuss for the first time last month's scathing state audit.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler has more.

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California Governor Jerry Brown has proposed withholding money from the University of California system, until it makes changes, after a scathing state audit.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

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A Southern California university is considering creating a special center to study marijuana.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent. 

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At a hearing in Sacramento yesterday, California lawmakers exhibited bipartisan outrage over a recent audit of the University of California.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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As the University of California raises student tuition and limits in-state enrollment, a new audit says President Janet Napolitano's office has all the while held onto an "undisclosed" budget reserve.  As Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, the UC is Blasting some of the audit's findings.

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UC President Janet Napolitano reportedly is back at work following a stint in the hospital for complications from treatment for cancer.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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More than 300 workers at UC Riverside will join a UC-wide, one-day labor walkout today (Tuesday.)  The action -- called by Teamsters Local 2010 -- is to draw attention to what the union says are laggard contract talks.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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The Teamsters Union has called a strike of more than 600 plumbers, electricians, and other workers at UCLA.  The strike will add additional picketers from other professions at the UC when the labor action is expected to spread statewide next week.  The California Report's John Sepulvado has more.

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The University of California and California State University could soon raise tuition for the first time in six years.  Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports both systems discussed the move at budget meetings this week.

The California State Auditor released a report sharply critical of the University of California's recent enrollment policies.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more in a story from Capital Public Radio.

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The University of California would conduct research on gun violence, which the federal government doesn't, under a bill that passed the California state Senate education committee yesterday (Wednesday).  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

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The University of California plans to expand its undergraduate student body by 10,000 over the next three years.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

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The IE-based law firm McCuneWright is suing the UCLA health system and UC Regents, alleging the university was negligent in failing to protect the personal data of more than 4-million patients from a massive data breach that occurred last year... but that UCLA didn't report until mid-this year.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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Community college students could have an easier time transferring into University of California campuses under a newly-announced UC initiative.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.

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The University of California tuition and funding deal negotiated by Governor Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano has been approved by the university's Board of Regents.  But as Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, the two sides still don't agree on a key part of the deal.

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The University of California says it's moving forward with its plan to require tuberculosis screening and proof of vaccination against measles and a half-dozen other diseases for almost all students.  More from Capital Public Radio's Alan Ray

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California Governor Jerry Brown will personally look into what can be done to make the University of California more affordable and accessible.  Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports on actions taken by the UC Board of Regents on Wednesday.

Governor Again Warns UC Not To Raise Tuition

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Governor Jerry Brown continues to issue warnings to the University of California system not to raise tuition, or it will not get the increase in funding included in his budget proposal.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more in this story from Capital Public Radio.

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California State University Chancellor Timothy White says he'll try a different strategy than the University of California to secure more state funding.  UC President Janet Napolitano drew the ire of several legislators when she announced late last year that the UC would raise tuition unless it got more state money.  Capital Public Radios' Ben Adler reports.

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A number of state legislators of both parties are taking aim at the University of California's independence  from state government, in response to UC proposals to significantly hike tuition over the next five years.  Capitol Public Radio Network's Ben Adler reports from Sacramento.