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UC President Michael V. Drake statement on appeals court ruling on People’s Park
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., made the following statement today (Feb. 25), about the California appeals court ruling on People's Park:
University of California announces application totals for fall 2023 admission
The University of California today (Feb. 24) announced that it has received a total of 245,768 applications (206,405 for freshman admission and 39,363 applications for transfer admission) for fall 2023 admission. Interest in the University from California…
President Drake’s statement on the appointment of the next California Community Colleges Chancellor
University of California President Michael V. Drake made the following statement today (Feb. 23), about the appointment of the next California Community Colleges Chancellor, Dr. Sonya Christian.
A message from UC President Drake to the UC community on racial violence and Tyre Nichols
Dear colleagues, By now you have heard about or seen the disgusting and dehumanizing violence shown in the video of Tyre Nichols’ killing, which was released today by Memphis officials. I am sickened and outraged by this utterly…
UC Investments develops UC’s next generation financial leaders in partnership with TOIGO Foundation
The University of California’s Office of the Chief Investment Officer (UC Investments) today announced a partnership with the Oakland-based Toigo Foundation to fund 20 fellowships for UC graduate students seeking to become tomorrow’s leaders in the world of…
UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2023-24 budget proposal
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (Jan. 10) issued the following statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2023-24 budget: Governor Newsom has put forward a budget proposal that maintains his strong commitment to the…
University of California graduate student workers end strike, ratify three-year contracts
Graduate student researchers and academic student workers at the University of California voted this week to approve new contracts, ending their six-week strike today (Dec. 23). Under the terms of the new contracts, these workers will be among the best…
UC reaches tentative agreements with the UAW mediated by Mayor Steinberg
The University of California today (Dec. 16) announced a tentative agreement between the University and the United Auto Workers (UAW) regarding contracts for UC Academic Student Employees (ASE) and Graduate Student Researchers (GSR). Under the tentative…
University of California announces groundbreaking $80 million grant program to spur climate action projects
As part of a historic partnership between the University and the state of California to combat climate change, UC will award $80 million in research grants across the state.
UCLA directed to provide additional resources for student-athlete support as condition for its move to Big 10 conference
Over the past six months, University of California leaders have engaged in robust public discussions about UCLA’s planned move to the Big Ten Conference and its implications for UC student-athletes. These conversations focused on questions raised by Governor…
UC postdoctoral scholars and academic researchers approve five-year contracts
The University of California today (Dec. 12) issued a statement about the ratification of the new contracts for Postdoctoral Scholars and Academic Researchers.
University of California welcomes selection of Darrell Steinberg as mediator in negotiations with United Auto Workers
The University of California today (Dec. 12) welcomed Mayor Darrell Steinberg’s selection as a mediator in the ongoing negotiations between the University of California and the United Auto Workers (UAW).