• UC System Nov 17

    UC Walkout Averted as Union Reaches Deal on Non-Tenured Faculty Contracts

    Two years of negotiations came to a triumphant end, as union faculty members in the University of California system reached a tentative agreement on non-tenured faculty contracts. The deal averted a 6,000-person walkout. Toni Guinyard reports for Today in LA on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021.

  • Janet Napolitano Jun 14

    Former UC President Janet Napolitano Named to RAND Board

    Janet Napolitano, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, governor of Arizona and president of the UC system, was elected to the RAND Corp. Board of Trustees, the Santa Monica-based think tank announced today.

  • coronavirus pandemic Jan 11

    UC System Plans Return to In-Person Classes for Fall

    Expressing optimism about COVID-19 vaccines and advancements in virus research, the University of California announced today that it is planning to return students to campuses for in-person instruction in the fall. The 10-campus system, including UCLA and UC Irvine, has been holding primarily remote classes due to the coronavirus pandemic. University officials said they wanted to make an early announcement...

  • California Jul 8, 2020

    University of California System Names First Black President

    The University of California system has named Dr. Michael Drake to replace Janet Napolitano and become its first Black president. A physician, Drake was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Board of Regents. He enters the president’s office as campus budgets are being slashed and campus life upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Drake was chancellor at the University of California,...

  • UC System Apr 13, 2020

    NewsConference: Status of UC System During COVID-19

    UC President Janet Napolitano leads the 10 campus public university system in California. She talks with NBC4’s Conan Nolan on what the UC System is doing in the fight against coronavirus… and when students may be able to return to class and whether students be getting a refund?

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