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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 2006 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Faculty leaders at the University of California are scheduled to vote today on whether to remove their top representative over concerns about his leadership abilities and treatment of staff members. The assembly of UC's Academic Senate, which includes faculty members from across the 10-campus system, will meet to consider ousting the group's chairman, UCLA biology professor Clifford Brunk. The Senate helps determine academic policies and admissions.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 3, 2003 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The union representing graduate student teaching assistants, readers and tutors throughout the University of California has announced an open-ended strike beginning Thursday over what it describes as unfair bargaining practices by the university. If not resolved, the strike could bump up against final exams at UC's eight undergraduate campuses, which are scheduled before the Christmas break. UC officials said the university has negotiated in good faith.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 15, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
Clerical workers rallied and walked picket lines at UCLA and other University of California campuses Tuesday to draw attention to a contract dispute with the university. Leaders of the Coalition of University Employees, which represents 16,000 clerical workers, called the walkout a success. They said hundreds stayed off the job to demand higher wages. UC officials said the walkout, which continues on various UC campuses through today, has had little effect on operations.
NEWS
January 9, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A task force reportedly has recommended location of the next University of California campus in Central California, the only region that does not have one. The nine-member Site Selection Task Force made the unanimous recommendation to UC President David Gardner after a closed meeting last month. Gardner is expected to seek approval from the full board next month.
BUSINESS
June 5, 2004 | From Associated Press
Moody's Investors Service upgraded its long-term bond rating outlook for the University of California to "stable" from "negative," citing improvement in the state's economy and recent budget changes that bolstered funding for the university. The university's bond rating remained unchanged at Aa2, but the change in the outlook should send a signal to investors that the university system's fiscal position is stable, Moody's said.
NEWS
March 28, 1987 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports and
Moving the University of California's systemwide headquarters to Oakland from Berkeley is "not affordable at the present time," UC President David Gardner said Friday, quashing at least for now a proposal that the university administration leave the city of its birth.
NEWS
March 19, 1990 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The University of California, along with Asian-American educators and activists, are pressing the College Board to add Asian-language examinations to the tests that high school students may take to compete for college entrance. A student can get a leg up in college admissions by doing well on achievement tests in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Latin or Hebrew proficiency achievement exams, even if the language is his native tongue.
NEWS
July 15, 1997 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Adding to the controversy over the University of California's ban on affirmative action, the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights confirmed Monday that it is investigating allegations that the admissions policies at UC's three law schools are racially discriminatory. In a letter sent late last week to UC President Richard C.
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