Students and community members attended a forum to democratically elect the next chancellor.

Students discuss selection of new chancellor at town hall

Students and faculty brainstormed feasible ways to democratize the selection process for UC Berkeley’s new chancellor Wednesday night. Although the event was titled “Town Hall to Democratically Elect a New Chancellor,” the group of 25 people discussed ways the campus can change the UC’s selection process to replace Chancellor Robert
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Vice chancellor presents campus budget challenges to faculty

As part of a series of conversations between UC Berkeley faculty members and campus leaders, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance John Wilton discussed the state of the campus budget and its challenges with the faculty Monday. In his presentation, Wilton stressed the importance of looking at multiple ways to
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UC Berkeley professor Judith Butler addresses a crowd gathered at International House for the Academic Senate meeting.

Academic Senate passes resolutions criticizing response to Occupy Cal

After walking through a silent protest of about 50 students holding signs expressing “no confidence” in senior administrators Monday, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau gave his account of the administration’s response to the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protests in front of about 300 faculty members. “I apologize again, and as chancellor take
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