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UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2022-23 budget proposal

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (Jan. 10) issued the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2022-23 budget.

A message from UC President Michael V. Drake on the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., released the following statement today (Jan. 6) regarding the anniversary of the attack on the Capitol.

University of California Health supports CDC recommendation on COVID-19 vaccine for children

The expansion of vaccination against COVID-19 to approximately 28 million children aged 5-11 years across the nation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a significant step forward in the fight against the pandemic.

University of California Health signs Health Equity Pledge to leverage data in addressing disparities

University of California Health joins approximately 40 cross-sector health care organizations committing to collecting and reviewing data about race, ethnicity, language and sex and sharing aggregate-level information to inform best practices.

UC scores top spots in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 university rankings

Six University of California campuses are among the top 10 public universities in America, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges rankings, released today (Sept. 13).

UC assets grow by $38 billion in 2021 to $168 billion, with endowment returning 33.7 percent and pension up 30.5 percent

The University of California’s Office of the Chief Investment Officer (UC Investments) announced today (August 31) that its assets under management grew to $168 billion as of June 30, 2021, the largest one-year gain in its history.

UC welcomes new regent

University of California Board of Regents Chair Cecilia V. Estolano and President Michael V. Drake, M.D., welcomed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s appointment of Jose Hernandez to UC’s governing board and released the following statements today (Aug. 20).

University of California Health hospitals recognized among the best in California and the nation

The hospitals of University of California Health (UCH) once again have been rated among the best in the state and the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Hospitals rankings.

UC Regents approve Tuition Stability Plan to increase predictability, financial aid and academic resources; tuition for current undergraduates to remain flat

The University of California Board of Regents approved today (July 22) the Tuition Stability Plan to increase predictability for students and families, better support students with the greatest financial need and provide critical resources for UC campuses.

UC Berkeley law student Marlenee Blas Pedral appointed as 2022-23 UC student regent

The University of California Board of Regents today (July 21) appointed UC Berkeley law student Marlenee Blas Pedral to be the 2022-23 student regent.

UC admissions reach record highs for California freshmen, underrepresented students and community college transfers

Following an unprecedented year marked by the coronavirus pandemic, hybrid instruction and travel restrictions, the University of California announced today (July 19) that its campuses made record-breaking admission offers to a new class of undergraduates.

UC celebrates $15 million Mellon grant to support faculty diversity

The University of California today (July 16) announced the receipt of a $15 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP).