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UC offers admission to record-high number of California first-years as out-of-state admits decline

As part of its commitment to serve California students with a world-class education and top-tier faculty, the University of California announced today (Aug. 10) that it admitted a record 85,268 California first-years for fall 2022, a 1.2 percent increase from…

UC Board of Regents chair, UC president welcome new Regent appointments

University of California Board of Regents Chair Richard Leib and President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (July 22) welcomed Governor Gavin Newsom’s appointment of four Regents to UC’s governing board: Dr. Elaine Batchlor, Carmen Chu, Ana Matosantos and Mark…

UCOP to prepare report for Governor, Regents on status of UCLA athletics

Following the July 20 discussion on recent developments regarding UCLA’s athletic conference membership, and in response to requests from California Gov. Gavin Newsom and members of the University of California Board of Regents, the Board of Regents today (…

UCLA doctoral student Merhawi Tesfai appointed as 2023-24 UC student regent

The University of California Board of Regents today (July 20) appointed University of California, Los Angeles doctoral student Merhawi Tesfai to be the 2023-24 student regent.

UC and California Nurses Association collaborate for new multiyear contract

University of California officials today (July 9) announced they have collaborated with the California Nurses Association on a new three-year contract for the more than 17,000 nurses who work in UC medical and student health facilities. The agreement takes…

UC announces Board of Regents chair and vice chair, committee leadership appointments for 2022-23

The University of California announced today (July 1) the appointment of Regent Richard Leib as chair of the UC Board of Regents and Regent Gareth Elliott as the Board’s vice chair. Chair Leib and Vice Chair Elliott were selected for their leadership roles by…

UC statement on 2022-23 California budget

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 30) issued the following statement on California’s 2022-23 budget:

UC President Drake, Board of Regents Vice Chair Leib sign resolution with California Secretary of State Weber to affirm partnership aimed at increasing student participation in elections

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and Board of Regents Vice Chair Richard Leib today (June 29) joined California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., in signing a joint resolution to increase student participation in elections…

UC statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 24) issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization:

UC statement on 2022-23 California budget

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 13) issued the following statement on California’s 2022-23 budget: The University of California is grateful to the state Legislature for passing a state budget that strengthens the…

UC strengthens efforts to remove barriers to STEMM, works to accelerate progress in diversifying professoriate by becoming first charter University system in SEA Change

The University of California today (May 24) announced that its 10 campuses have joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) STEMM Equity Achievement (SEA) Change program, making UC the first institution of higher learning to sign on…

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

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (May 13) issued the following statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised 2022-23 budget proposal.