November 19, 2009
California Tuition Rates Soar
Meeting on the campus of UCLA today, the regents of the University of California system approved a tuition hike of 32% for resident undergraduates — half of which will go into effect now and the other half next fall. The rate hikes are in response to a 20 percent cut to the UC system adopted in the recently enacted state budget.
Meeting inside Covel Commons on the UCLA Westwood campus, hundreds of students from UC campuses across the state demonstrated against the increases.
Here’s the latest from The New York Times.