Friday, May 7, 2004
University of California Office of the President
(510) 987-9200


This is a Notice of Meeting of the University of California Board of Regents on Wednesday, May 19, and Thursday, May 20, 2004. 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 session. The Regents will consider action on the university’s 2004-05 budget plan and proposed student fee increases, a fee policy amendment to include consideration of the full cost of attending UC when setting student fees, an amendment to move the appointment date of a student regent from September to July, and the creation of a 457(b) tax-deferred savings plan for UC employees. Wednesday discussion items will include the CPEC Eligibility Study and the creation of a new group to continue to study eligibility and admissions issues, including processes for informing regents about UC alignment with the California Master Plan; an update on national laboratory issues, including the contracts competition schedule, the Berkeley lab director search, and a faculty-led discussion on issues regarding University management of the Livermore and Los Alamos laboratories; and a multi-ethnic designation on undergraduate admissions applications (this item was held over from the March meeting).

Thursday’s meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. with closed sessions to discuss personnel and legal matters.


A press room will be open across from the meeting room. Please register for a credential. 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

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

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