| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:36 PM
As she marks her first anniversary as UC system president, Janet Napolitano on Tuesday said she wants to tackle the controversial issue of whether some of the nine undergraduate UC campuses are enrolling too many students from other states and countries....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., the first African American to fill the nation's top law enforcement post, announced Thursday he was stepping down, ending a nearly six-year tenure as one of the Obama administration's most progressive voices and polarizing...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Confirming a new attorney general to replace Eric H. Holder Jr. is certain to prompt a heated political debate during a robust post-election lame-duck session of Congress – one made especially more divisive if Democrats lose the Senate’s...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Howard Gillman, a political scientist who has been interim chancellor of UC Irvine since July, is being nominated to become the permanent head of the massive Orange County campus.
Gillman became temporary chancellor of the 29,000-student school after...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Howard Gillman, a political scientist who has been interim chancellor of UC Irvine since July, is being nominated to become the permanent head of the Orange County campus as it starts its second half-century.
Gillman became temporary chancellor of the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Aiming to create a national model to combat sexual misconduct, the University of California unveiled recommendations Wednesday aimed at a more uniform, systemwide approach to preventing and responding to violence on campus.
In the first of two reports, a...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:17 AM
This Congress is replete with oversight investigations — the murder of U.S. officials in Libya, the misdeeds of the Internal Revenue Service — that have produced lots of headlines and little substantive change.
When it comes to the most...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Sam Hawgood, the dean of UC San Francisco’s medical school and interim chancellor of that campus since April, was nominated Wednesday to become the permanent leader of the research-powerhouse university.
UC system President Janet Napolitano...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:06 PM
The University of California system reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering 13,000 teaching assistants, readers and tutors, lifting the threat of a 10-day strike during the coming final exam period at most UC campuses.
Leaders of the UC...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:47 PM
This is a dangerous time for Common Core.
The new educational standards are in the midst of a roll-out that began in earnest in California last year, and advocates of the reforms continue to express their excitement about the potential to improve...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:01 PM
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