University of California Student Association

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University of California
Student Association
Founded February 11, 1971
Location
Members
Over 220,000 UC Undergraduate, Graduate, and Professional Students
Affiliations United States Student Association
National Association of Graduate-Professional Students
Employees
7 staff members
Website www.ucsa.org
Formerly called
UC Student Lobby

The University of California Student Association (UCSA) is an association of student governments in the University of California system. It has been noted for its opposition to education funding cuts[1][2] and increases in student fees[3][4][5] and for its support of affirmative action in enrollment policies.[6] The association mobilizes students via voter registration campaigns; it recorded 26,000 new voter registrations in 2006, and added 12,300 new registrations in 2008 for the California Democratic and Republican primaries.[7]

Membership[edit]

As of the 2013-2014 academic year, UCSA's board of directors represent a number of University of California student governments:[8]

Former members[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jacoby, Pat (2007-05-17). "Marco Murillo, New President of UC San Diego Students, Credits Preuss School With Opening Scholastic Perspectives". ucsdnews.ucsd.edu. Retrieved 2009-02-11. 
  2. ^ Schevitz, Tanya; Kevin Fagan and Matthew Yi (2008-04-22). "Nearly 2,000 protest college spending cuts". sfgate.com. Retrieved 2008-04-23. 
  3. ^ Avila, Theresa (2008-05-15). "The Daily Bruin - Fee hike leads to protests". dailybruin.com. Retrieved 2009-02-10. 
  4. ^ Miran, Aria (2008-01-18). "Regents To Postpone Increase in Student Costs - Daily Nexus". www.dailynexus.com. Retrieved 2009-02-10. [dead link]
  5. ^ Jacobson, Jennifer (2003-09-19). "The Chronicle: 9/19/2003: Students Sue States Over Tuition Increases but Face an Uphill Battle". chronicle.com. Retrieved 2009-02-11. 
  6. ^ "The Board of Regents, September 1998". google.com. Retrieved 2009-02-11. 
  7. ^ Galio, Katalina (2008-01-23). "12,300 UC Students Registered in Time for Primary - The Daily Californian". www.dailycal.org. Retrieved 2009-02-10. 
  8. ^ http://ucsa.org/about/student-board/
  9. ^ http://www.theaggie.org/2012/05/15/asucd-continues-to-reject-ucsa-membership/
  10. ^ a b c http://dailybruin.com/2014/04/01/ucla-graduate-government-considers-rejoining-ucsa/
  11. ^ http://www.newuniversity.org/2014/03/news/uci-leaves-ucsa/

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