12:00am

Mon January 16, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: Who are the UC Board of Regents?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about how the 18 member board is appointed, how it operates, and how it influences decisions at 10 UC campuses across the state. What are their responsibilities and who holds them accountable? Join us at 10 or email feedback @yourcallradio.org. Recent meetings have been disrupted by students concerned about budget cuts and tuition hikes. What do you want to know about the UC Board of Regents? On Monday’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

Guests:

Charlie Eaton, a sociology graduate student at UC Berkeley and leader of the UC Student-Workers Union

Richard Walker, professor of Geography at UC Berkeley

Peter Byrne, an award winning investigative reporter who specializes in uncovering government and corporate corruption

Web Resources:

The Regents of the University of California

Damian Ortellado, Daily California: UC Board of Regents approves raises for campus administrators, lawyers

Peter Byrne, Spot.us: Investor's Club: How the UC Regents Spin Public Funds into Pricate Profit

Damian Ortellado, Daily California: UC Board of Regents’ meeting disrupted by protests

Anet Zimmerman, Press Enterprise: REGION: Protests set for UC regents meeting in Riverside

 

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