UC Berkeley School of Law announces new dean

Choudhry, currently a professor at New York University School of Law will succeed Interim Dean Gillian Lester, and replace Christopher Edley, Jr., former dean who stepped down in December 2013 after almost nine years of service.
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Negotiations for redevelopment of Bowles Hall underway

The board approved terms for the negotiation of the property’s lease to the Bowles Hall Foundation, a nonprofit organization composed mainly of UC Berkeley alumni, which would oversee the construction efforts and operate Bowles Hall as a residential college. Intended to reopen in August 2016, students would be encouraged to live in the newly co-ed college for the duration of their undergraduate education.
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ASUC appoints 9 officials, postpones attorney general appointment

The ASUC Senate appointed nine new officials for the next academic year Wednesday night but did not select a future attorney general due to several senators’ concerns that the nominee does not hold prior experience working in the ASUC. The senate could not ultimately reach the necessary two-thirds majority to
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