Month: September 2010

* UC Proxy Voting Skirts Review Guidelines

From the New York Times U.C. Proxy Voting Skirts Review Guidelines, Documents Show By TESS TOWNSEND The University of California, which prides itself as a leader on social and environmental issues, voted against hundreds of shareholder resolutions designed to promote human rights, environmental sustainability and efforts to fight discrimination, a review of U.C.’s voting record […]

Student Loan Defaults Rise

College loan default rates rise, report says By ERIC GORSKI (AP) – 1 hour ago The number of college students defaulting on their federal student loans is climbing, and those who attend for-profit schools remain the most likely group to default, according to new government data released Monday. The U.S. Department of Education says numbers […]

Contentious Plan for UC Pension Fund

Contentious plan for sagging UC pension fund Nanette Asimov, Chronicle Staff Writer Friday, September 10, 2010 A tidal wave of unfunded retirement obligations that could top $40 billion in four years is washing over the University of California, forcing employees to pay far more for those benefits and threatening students with the possibility of more […]