The new kids on the block

UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS: Three new figures appointed to lead various parts of the university for the foreseeable future have the difficult feat of governing the UC system.

With the start of a new school year comes a fresh start. With a new chancellor and new football coach at UC Berkeley and even a new UC president, a turnover in UC leadership gives us hope during a tumultuous time for public higher education in California. The main goal
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One of the three rooms in Blake House

Photo Gallery: The abandoned beauty of Blake House

Blake House, perched north of Berkeley Hills and once called itself home to University of California Presidents, is abandoned. The 90-year old building hasn’t housed a President since 2008 — but with the arrival of new UC President Janet Napolitano, that might change. However, to make the beautifully decorated house
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UC takes political tack with selection of Napolitano

A UC Regents’ special committee to select the next president chose the Homeland Security Department secretary and former two-time Arizona governor to succeed outgoing president Mark Yudof, an unconventional choice for more reasons than simply that she would be the first female president in the University’s 145 year history.
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UC Regents meeting Day Three Live Blog

In its final day of the UC Regents meeting at the UCSF Mission Bay campus, the regents will decide on some of the most important issues on UC’s tables today, most notably the appointment of Janet Napolitano as the new UC President. Napolitano’s stirred controversy among UC faculty and students,
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