Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday appointed two new members to the UC regents board, which helps govern the 10-campus university: Former Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez and Eloy Ortiz Oakley, the superintendent and president of Long Beach City College. The new appointees will be able to vote this week on a controversial plan to raise tuition, the Los Angeles Times reports. But even if they vote against the tuition hike, it may not be enough to stop it.

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