The University of California will unveil a plan Thursday to raise tuition 5 percent annually over the next five years unless the state increases budget support beyond what is expected.
When the University of California’s largest union and its administrators settled a two year contract dispute this spring, each side pledged to work with the other in promoting shared principles like urging state legislators to re-invest in higher education.
This is not a new concept. The campaign to pass Prop. 30 back in 2012, for example, would not have been possible without this kind of cooperation.
UC Workers and Students: UC System Seeking “Bailout,” Squandering Tens of Millions of Dollars Annually (0)
San Francisco: UC’s largest employee union—AFSCME 3299—together with current and former UC student leaders called for the UC Regents to postpone their scheduled vote on a 25% tuition hike Wednesday until UC complies with a new state law (AB 94) requiring disclosure of expenditures and enacts structural reforms to address skyrocketing executive compensation and staffing practices that are costing the system tens of millions of dollars annually.