2009 California College Tuition Hike Protests

2009 California College Tuition Hike Protests

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 2009 California university college tuition hike protests were a series of protests held on college campuses in the University of California system and elsewhere in California in September through December 2009. Protests were mostly made up of students, although faculty, school employees, and others joined in the protests as well. They were protesting against a 32% rise in tuition costs which was approved by the University of California Board of Regents. Protesters were also demonstrating against a cut in pay other cutbacks for the university system. Beginning in 2008, the state of California was dealing with a major budget deficit. The response was major spending cuts for its state institutions. The University of California school system was also dealing with large budget deficits. In an effort to curb its deficits, the University of California Board of Regents decided to pass an tuition hike for all 10 universities in the system, as did the California State University Trustees for all 23 universities in their system. The Regents and University of California President Mark G. Yudof decided to increase tuition by 32%, which would push the annual costs above $10, 000 for the firstPlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.


Title:2009 California College Tuition Hike Protests
Author: Barnabas Crist Bal
Publisher: - 2011-12-02
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