Napolitano to Leave UC in 2020
After seven years as UC President, Janet Napolitano will resign effective Aug. 1, 2020. She made the announcement at the Sept. 18 UC Regents Board meeting. Early in her term as UC President, Napolitano emphasized the importance of protecting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals…
UC Postpones Tuition Increase Until Fall 2015
As a “good faith gesture,” UC President Janet Napolitano announced that the previously approved tuition increase — set at up to 5 percent for each of the next five years — will not affect the upcoming summer quarter. “It is our conviction that all parties…
‘Yes Means Yes’ Changes Conversation About Sex
Gov. Jerry Brown signed the law on Sept. 28, making “yes” an important phrase at all colleges in the state. To receive state funding, colleges must implement policies that require sexual partners to seek explicit consent from each other — defined by the college as “affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity and in addition a lack of protest or resistance does not mean consent, nor does silence mean consent.”
An Injustice to Fix an ‘Injustice’
“I’ll keep being the best advocate I can for the UC,” UC President Janet Napolitano promised in her most recent newsletter on Sept. 24 — published just five days after the UC Regents awarded 20 percent pay increases for the three lowest-paid chancellors. UC Regent…
Napolitano: Assessing Tuition Increase ‘Just the Arithmetic’
With the anniversary of UC President Janet Napolitano’s appointment, the UC Office of the President invited student journalists to ask President Napolitano questions regarding her first year as well as her initiatives moving forward.
UC President Continues to Spark Controversy
Janet Napolitano’s visit to UC Berkeley Feb. 13th brought many students and workers together in protest of the new UC president. Many students gathered to express their discontent with the regents choice in appointing someone without a background in education and who played a prominent role in the deportation of undocumented immigrants.