Be the next Student Regent.

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Be the next
Student Regent.
Jonathan Stein & Cinthia Flores, Student Regents
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Who is the Student Regent
What does the Student Regent do
Major issues of the past year
Major issues of the upcoming year
Challenges of the job
How to apply
Who is the Student Regent
• Representative of 230,000 students on the
governing board of the UC
• Primary advocate for access, affordability, and
diversity
• UC student with at least 2 yrs remaining at UC
– Year 1: Student Regent-Designate
– Year 2: Student Regent
What does the Student Regent do
• Advocacy
– To the administration, to state government, to the
voters, to the press
– Fight for student interests and priorities
– Fight for your agenda (& other people’s agendas)
– Speaking engagements
What does the Student Regent do
• Building student power
– Collaborating with statewide student leaders
– Educating and empowering students across the
system
– Developing future student leaders
– Using social media to keep constituents informed
What does the Student Regent do
• Holding administration accountable
– Asking difficult questions on your campus, at OP,
and Regents table
– Requesting research & data
– Developing alternatives to current policy and
policy proposals
Major issues of the past year
Prop. 30 / student tuition
Major issues of the past year
Protest / police
Major issues of the past year
PDST
Major issues of the past year
Financial aid
Major issues of the past year
Online education
Major issues of the past year
Diversity / campus climate
Major issues of the upcoming year
Funding (state and otherwise)
Major issues of the upcoming year
Financial aid
Major issues of the upcoming year
Online education
Major issues of the upcoming year
Sustainability
Major issues of the upcoming year
Faculty workload
Executive compensation
Out-of-state students
Growing UC’s excellence
Challenges of the job
Get ready to work
Costs:
Health and wellness
Family and friends
Academics
How to apply
• Applications are due Feb. 28
• Available at:
regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/app14.pdf
• Requirements: one form, one resume, three
essays, and three references
• Submit on your campus
• Three rounds of interviews
• Selection: mid-May 2013
Contact us
We would be happy to talk.
Jonathan Stein
408-533-3643 / [email protected]
Cinthia Flores
323-823-4405 / [email protected]
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