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University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., announces appointment of new UC Berkeley chancellor

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., announced today (April 10) the selection of Richard K. Lyons, former dean of the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and current associate vice chancellor and chief innovation and entrepreneurship…

California Student Aid Commission and California’s public higher education segments collaborate to ease access to financial aid

California Dream Act Applications will open to first-time financial aid applicants from mixed-status families to meet financial aid deadlines for fall 2024.

University of California application totals for fall 2024 admission on the rise/Aumentan el total de solicitudes de admisión de la Universidad de California para el otoño de 2024

The University of California today (March 6) announced that it received a total of 250,436 applications (206,893 for first-year admission and 43,543 applications for transfer admission) for fall 2024 admission. Overall, application numbers increased 1.5…

University of California and Assemblymember Weber announce legislation to close nutrition disparities for vulnerable babies

Sacramento, Calif. — Today, February 26, the University of California and Assemblymember Akilah Weber, M.D., announced AB 3059, which will help eliminate disparities in accessing medically necessary pasteurized donor human milk, known as donor milk, for…

UC proposes 26 percent pay increase for AFSCME workers/La UC propone un aumento salarial del 26% para los trabajadores de AFSCME

Lowest-paid union members will see a 47 percent wage increase over five-year contract

University of California extends commitment deadline for first-year students

The University of California announced that all nine of its undergraduate campuses will extend their Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) deadline for first-year undergraduate students to May 15.

UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D. Remarks at January 25 Regents Meeting

The University of California Board of Regents today voted to suspend implementation of Regents Policy 4407 for one year. As the item has now been suspended, no further regental action will occur without a full vote of the Board of Regents. UC…

UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2024-25 state budget proposal

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (Jan. 10) issued the following statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2024-25 budget.

University of California statement on the passing of former UC President David P. Gardner

The University of California is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former UC President David P. Gardner earlier this week.

UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D. Opening Remarks at November 15 Regents Meeting

Clarification, Nov. 30, 2023: In recent days, questions have arisen about some of the language used in President Drake’s remarks on Nov. 15. To clarify, the University of California remains deeply committed to shared governance and the academic…

University of California launches new Spanish-language admissions website to empower Latino families

As the pursuit of higher education takes center stage for students nationwide, the University of California is announcing a new initiative aimed at expanding access and simplifying the college admissions process for Spanish-speaking communities. Introducing "…

University of California president, 10 campus chancellors issue statement on intolerance of campus bigotry

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and the 10 University of California chancellors sent the following message today (Friday, Nov. 10, 2023) to members of the UC community: To the University of California community, We write today to…