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Reactions to Janet Napolitano's nomination as next UC President

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UC President Janet Napolitano will lead the U.S. delegation in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

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JULY 12, 2013

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano was nominated Friday to become the next president of the University of California. If her nomination is approved the UC Board of Regents next week, she will succeed outgoing president Mark Yudof  and become the first female president of a 145-year-old institution.

The unexpected announcement quickly invited international attention and sparked widespread debate on the social media sphere. This page will aggregate tweets, public statements and news coverage about Napolitano’s nomination.

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JULY 14, 2013