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October 2, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
The University of California this week lost its final attempt to keep confidential its returns from private equity investments as the state Supreme Court declined to hear the school's appeal of a lower court ruling.
April 8, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two state senators called for officials to wrap up their probes of compensation practices by the University of California. The demand came in a letter from Sens. Abel Maldonado (R-Santa Maria) and Gloria Romero (D-Los Angeles) to UC Regents Chairman Gerald L. Parsky. Recent news reports show that UC paid millions in bonuses and other extras to executives, even as student fees were raised.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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