Faculty leaders at the University of California are taking the unusual step of trying to oust their top representative over concerns he has misrepresented their views to UC officials and mistreated subordinates.
failed to give regents required reports - Legal settlements, executive
pay were to be disclosed
The University of
California's administration, under fire for paying employees more than
it disclosed to the public, neglected to provide its governing body
with required reports on legal settlements, senior managers' corporate
board service and executive compensation, The Chronicle has learned.
could add post to help president - Proposal follows flap over payouts
criticism over secret and lucrative executive payouts,
It used to be that when the president of the University of California went to Sacramento he was treated like royalty.
Talk of limiting UC execs' outside roles - Several top officials on
many corporate, nonprofit boards
The University of California has long encouraged administrators to be active in their community and profession, but some regents and lawmakers wonder whether UC executives are spending too much time away from their jobs.
UC admits regents should have OKd extra pay - Review indicates compensation
A preliminary review
by the University of California found that the university system erred
by sometimes giving top executives extra compensation without approval
from university regents, according a letter obtained by The Chronicle....
As We See It - Can Dynes carry out UC reforms?
Bloom is off the Rose - Legislature complicit in hush money deal
Sacramento -- Members
of the state Senate Education Committee expressed annoyance Wednesday
and demanded to know why the University of California has failed to
fully disclose its pay practices and follow its own policies....
Can UC be great and public at the same time?
University of California
President Robert Dynes is likely to face tough questions at a state
Senate hearing today about the controversy over the university's pay
universities act like they're private
on UC pay Wednesday
pay dispute puts focus on regents' role
Empowered with overseeing one of the world's most prestigious public universities, the UC Board of Regents is a predominantly wealthy and inaccessible cadre that makes decisions largely by relying on the university president, the top administrator who serves at its behest.
Of California: Severance pay plan for top execs to be halted
sets aside extra cash for top executives who leave:
When some top University
of California executives resign, they receive more than a retirement
party and a pension. Under a little-known compensation plan, approved
by the governing Board of Regents in 1990, about two dozen executives
a year also receive a hefty severance check.
chancellor gets extra $248,000
As the University of California regents gathered in San Diego yesterday to address major shortcomings in its compensation practices, the UC president defended a decision in 2004 to pay UCSD Chancellor Marye Anne Fox $248,000 in previously undisclosed compensation.
Regents Act to Tighten Oversight of Managers' Pay
University of California regents, stung by recent criticism from legislators and others for extravagance and inconsistencies in the university's executive compensation practices, took steps Wednesday to increase their oversight and begin to standardize salary levels for top UC managers.
University of California Regents tentatively approved a plan on Wednesday that will ultimately give UC President Robert Dynes the authority to raise salaries of senior managers each year by tens of thousands of dollars.
call for UC pay audit
University of California's governing board plans to vote this week on
a new policy barring the university from approving severance agreements
worth $100,000 or more without the board's approval.
would help state probe university pay
In the wake of reports that the University of California gave employees millions of dollars in hidden pay and perks, a state senator wants to find out how much California college leaders are really paid.
Salary controversy threatens UC's independence
the latest rebuke against the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA's pay practices,
a Republican state senator plans to introduce legislation that threatens
to revoke UC's operating independence unless it does a better job of
disclosing executive pay to the public.
Paid Leaves Called 'Betrayal'
than a decade after promising to end the practice, the UNIVERSITY OF
CALIFORNIA has given several top administrators lengthy paid leaves
when they stepped down.
UC Regents to Review Pay for Top Officials
of California Regents pledged Monday to improve their oversight of the
system's executive compensation practices, amid pressure from faculty
and legislators to justify pay and benefits to administrators.
hearing into UC compensation
The powerful state Senate Education Committee will hold a hearing early next year on the University of California's distribution of hundreds of millions of dollars in administrative stipends, bonuses and other hidden cash compensation to employees.
Forum discusses the compensation practices of the University of California, following a recent San Francisco Chronicle series on the topic.
State senator calls for hearings on UC pay
A key member of the state Senate Education Committee this week called for hearings into the Univerisity of California's compensation practices, including the use of administrative stipends, severance payments, bonuses and other hidden cash compensation.
Professors Demand Audit: Faculty members want an inquiry into the university's
executive compensation practices.
A group of University of California professors is calling for an independent investigation into UC's compensation practices after reports that the university has spent millions in recent years on bonuses and other perquisites for top UC executives.
UC needs to get its house in order
The revelations last week that the University of California was handing out bonuses totalling more than $871 million a year to its highest-paid employees were stunning enough. But the fact that much of this was done is secret is what makes this truly appalling.
faculty: Investigate 'bonuses'
UC Berkeley faculty are circulating a petition requesting an independent investigation into "secret compensation deals" offered UC administrators after a newspaper report detailed millions of dollars in perks and bonuses handed out to high-paid employees.
Perspective: Lessons not learned at UC
Will they ever learn? The most depressing aspect of the recent revelations by my Chronicle colleagues Tanya Schevitz and Todd Wallack about the lack of transparency in awarding compensation to top University of California employees is that the university went through a similar nail-pulling experience 13 years ago.
president promises increased disclosure about pay packages
After facing days of withering criticism, University of California leaders promised Wednesday to disclose more information about how much they pay employees.
refuses to release executive raise list: Regents expected to vote on
increases in pay and tuition
The University of California appears to be violating public records laws by refusing to release a written proposal to boost salaries for its top executives, several experts said Monday.
cut for students as high-pay jobs boom
The University of California may have cut student services and maintenance, but not the number of high-paid jobs created over the past two years.
staffers get big pay hikes as services cut, fees raised
The University of California paid 2,275 employees more than $200,000 last fiscal year, up 30 percent over two years, even as the system continued to cut student services and increase fees, a newspaper reported Monday.
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