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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).

UC’s Hispanic-Serving Institutions Initiative releases report on systemwide efforts to increase number of Latinx students, ways to strengthen outcomes

The University of California’s Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Initiative recently released a report titled “La Lucha Sigue: The University of California’s Role as a Hispanic-Serving Research Institution System.”

UC studies: Contrary to popular belief, residents are not fleeing California

Despite California losing a congressional seat for the first time in history due to slow population growth, there is no evidence of an abnormal increase in residents planning to move out of the state, according to the results of a new UC survey.

UC announces new chair, committee appointments for Board of Regents

The University of California announced today the recent appointment of Regent Cecilia V.  Estolano to chair of the UC Board of Regents for 2021-22, effective July 1. Chair Estolano was elected by her colleagues and will oversee her first board meeting in…

UC statement on 2021 state budget agreement between Gov. Newsom and state leaders

University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 30) issued the following statement on the Budget Act of 2021, which Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign in the coming days: