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UC proposes 26 percent pay increase for AFSCME workers

Lowest-paid union members will see a 47 percent wage increase over five-year contract

University of California extends commitment deadline for first-year students

The University of California announced that all nine of its undergraduate campuses will extend their Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) deadline for first-year undergraduate students to May 15.

UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D. Remarks at January 25 Regents Meeting

The University of California Board of Regents today voted to suspend implementation of Regents Policy 4407 for one year. As the item has now been suspended, no further regental action will occur without a full vote of the Board of Regents. UC…

UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2024-25 state budget proposal

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (Jan. 10) issued the following statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2024-25 budget.

University of California statement on the passing of former UC President David P. Gardner

The University of California is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former UC President David P. Gardner earlier this week.

UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D. Opening Remarks at November 15 Regents Meeting

Clarification, Nov. 30, 2023: In recent days, questions have arisen about some of the language used in President Drake’s remarks on Nov. 15. To clarify, the University of California remains deeply committed to shared governance and the academic…

University of California launches new Spanish-language admissions website to empower Latino families

As the pursuit of higher education takes center stage for students nationwide, the University of California is announcing a new initiative aimed at expanding access and simplifying the college admissions process for Spanish-speaking communities. Introducing "…

University of California president, 10 campus chancellors issue statement on intolerance of campus bigotry

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and the 10 University of California chancellors sent the following message today (Friday, Nov. 10, 2023) to members of the UC community: To the University of California community, We write today to…

University of California and United Auto Workers 2865 joint statement

After months of negotiations, the UAW agreed to accept the accountability proposed by the University for the vandalism at the Marine Conservation and Technology Facility (“MCTF”) and disruption of the Alumni Awards Celebration at UC San Diego.

Advisory committee named for UCLA chancellor search

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., has announced the formation of a search advisory committee of university faculty, staff, students, alumni and foundation representatives to help in the international search for a new chancellor to…

UC convenes historic forum on nearly $100 million in California climate action projects

The University of California is hosting a showcase of projects and research aimed at helping the state in its critical fight against climate change today (Oct. 25) and tomorrow (Oct. 26) in Sacramento.

University of California recognizes signing of unique transfer student pilot program collaboration with state leaders

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., systemwide Provost Katherine S. Newman, and UC Academic Senate Chair James Steintrager, today (Oct. 10) released a statement recognizing a unique collaboration between the University and state leaders…