Friday, May 2, 2003
UC Office of the President
(510) 987-9200


This is a Notice of Meeting of the University of California Board of Regents on Wednesday, May 14, and Thursday, May 15, 2003. This regular business meeting of the board will be held at the UC San Francisco-Laurel Heights campus, 3333 California St., in San Francisco.

Wednesday's meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. with public comment, followed by open sessions that will include action on proposed student fee increases for 2003-04 and capital projects for UC Davis's Tower II, the UC Irvine Medical Center replacement hospital and a UC San Diego student academic services facility. Discussion items will include the report of the Educational Outreach Strategic Review Panel and an overview of UC medical schools. Part of the Wednesday afternoon agenda will be held in closed session for the purpose of discussing personnel, investment and legal matters.

Thursday's meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. with public comment, followed by open session. Regents will consider action on a proposal to oppose the "Classification by Race, Ethnicity, Color, or National Origin" state ballot initiative (formerly known as the "Racial Privacy Initiative"). Discussion items will include updates on Los Alamos National Laboratory management issues, the annual report of the President's Council on the Department of Energy Laboratories and eligibility criteria for freshman admissions.


A press room will be open across from the meeting room. Please register for credentials. Parking is available in the garage at UCSF-Laurel Heights. The press room telephone number is (415) 476-0619, and the fax number is (415) 476-0618.


— The full agenda for the meeting can be viewed at http://www.ucop.edu/regents/regmeet/may03.html

You may need the latest version of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, available at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html to view the agenda.

— Live audio broadcasts of each of the open-session meetings will be available via the Internet. Please click on the above agenda link for more information.

— University officials will be available during the meeting to speak with reporters.

This meeting notice is issued to comply with the state's pertinent open-meeting laws.

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