California lawmakers move to enact new protections for scientists facing harassment and worse from animal rights extremists.
In 2006, the University of California at Los Angeles faced intense criticism when only 2 percent of the students admitted for the freshman class were black. For a decade at that point, UCLA had been operating under a ban on considering race and ethnicity in admissions decisions, but the numbers for black students had not previously been so low.
Appeals court finds that in extending lower resident tuition rates to undocumented students, state "thwarts" Congress's intent.
Prodded by new president, university system -- which has shunned national assessment effort -- prepares to adopt broad public data reporting.
With veto of $5.4 million in funds for U. of California labor studies programs, Schwarzenegger issues latest salvo in long-running fight over research arm's perceived partisanship.
To alleviate an enrollment crunch, UCLA students will no longer have to take a small seminar to complete their general education requirement.
Endangered habitat used for biological research at risk of potentially being developed by California college to make way for "green" parking lot.
California and New York governors propose a round of midyear budget reductions for higher education, and more states are expected to follow suit.
New research suggests that faculty members focused on pedagogy as well as their disciplines may improve student learning.
As California leaders end impasse, plan to close huge gap cuts hundreds of millions in college operating support, but spares student aid and funds community college enrollment growth.
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