Administrative exodus

Over half of the chancellor’s cabinet has announced their resignations since April 2015

Photo Illustration by Phillip Downey/Senior Staff

Over half of the chancellor’s cabinet has announced their resignations in the past 19 months, including all but one of the campus’s vice chancellors and vice provosts, casting doubt on UC Berkeley’s reputation and ability to govern itself effectively.
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Dirks to resign after tumultuous tenure as chancellor

Dirks arrived on campus in 2013 and has since faced several high-profile controversies

Dirks began his tenure in 2013 and has since faced several high-profile controversies during his time as chancellor, including reactions to his handling of recent campus sexual misconduct cases and the campus’s cost-cutting efforts in light of its persistent budget deficit.
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UC Berkeley to unlock campus restrooms to increase accessibility

The campus began an initiative earlier this month to unlock restrooms in campus buildings in order to increase accessibility. The initiative, announced via email to the campus community, will require all restrooms in campus buildings to be unlocked for general use in order to comply with the state building code.
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