UC regents raise tuition by 9

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UC regents raise tuition by 9.6% [email protected] Published Friday, Jul. 15, 2011 University of California regents voted Thursday to raise tuition by 9.6 percent, sending the total cost for undergraduates to $12,192 for the upcoming school year. The increase comes on top of an 8 percent tuition hike regents approved last year, also to take effect this fall. Combined, the raises mean tuition will be $1,890 more this fall than it was a year earlier. Those figures don't include books, room, board or about $1,000 in additional fees charged by campuses. Regents blamed the latest tuition hike on state budget cuts. The budget Gov. Jerry Brown signed last month reduced UC funding by $650 million, or about 22 percent. Regents said they were unhappy about raising tuition but felt it was necessary to preserve UC's academic quality. UC is already having difficulty retaining star faculty members, they said, who are being offered more money from ot her universit ies. "To not support the faculty is totally irresponsible," said Regent Richard Blum. "We can't
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course REAL ESTAT 83676 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '97 term at Golden Gate.

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