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Author Archives: Anais LaVoie

Grade The UC Regents

The UC Board of Regents meets every other month to make critical decisions about the UC system, its governance, and finances. UC Regents should be accountable to student concerns, which is why UCSA will be tracking the votes, policy issue engagement, and activities of each Regent over the next year and publicly grading their response to students’ needs. Fill out the form below before October 11, 2017 to help UCSA create a rubric on which to grade the UC Regents.

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Graduate and Professional Students Advocacy Agenda 2017-18

Student Labor Protections Problem: Graduate and professional students, especially PhD students, are often in the dual role of both student and employee, and additionally switch between multiple employment roles (e.g. TA, GSR, instructor, non-employed fellow) throughout their graduate and professional career. They have inconsistent and inadequate labor protection throughout their graduate and professional career, and… Continue Reading

Read Volume III of the Graduate Policy Journal (2017)

Read Volume III here. Introduction by Jamin Shih, Lead Editor: This is the third issue of the University of California Student Association’s (UCSA) Graduate Policy Journal, a journal which highlights the concerns graduate and professional students have with the institution of graduate education, its academic and administrative structures, and their impacts on the well-being and… Continue Reading

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