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Janet Napolitano

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  • Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents

    Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents
    The University of Florida hired Cornell Provost Kent Fuchs as its 12th president on Wednesday. There were no protesters. No screaming matches. No idle threats. No naked attempt to undercut the public and open process. In short, it was a very...
  • Kevin de León becomes state Senate leader in $50,000 event

    Kevin de León becomes state Senate leader in $50,000 event
    In an elaborate event at Walt Disney Concert Hall featuring mariachis, a Korean drum circle and a student color guard, Democrat Kevin de León was sworn in Wednesday as leader of the state Senate — the first Latino to hold the post since 1883....
  • Is the French Revolution our new model?

    At the end of the 18th century, there were two great Western revolutions -- the American and the French. Americans opted for the freedom of the individual, and divinely endowed absolute rights and values. A quite different French version sought...
  • UC president will examine enrollment levels of non-California students

    UC president will examine enrollment levels of non-California students
    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....
  • Eric H. Holder Jr., U.S. attorney general, is stepping down

    Eric H. Holder Jr., U.S. attorney general, is stepping down
    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...
  • Who will replace Holder, and can Obama get a nominee confirmed?

    Who will replace Holder, and can Obama get a nominee confirmed?
    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...
  • Janet Napolitano, UC's flak catcher, on admissions policy, tuition hikes and more

    Janet Napolitano, UC's flak catcher, on admissions policy, tuition hikes and more
    Which is the frying pan and which is the fire? Janet Napolitano resigned as head of Homeland Security to head the University of California. At DHS, keeping the U.S. safe meant she was sometimes under attack. UC, of course, is its own kind of minefield....
  • Guidelines to curb campus sexual assaults raise concerns for accused

    Guidelines to curb campus sexual assaults raise concerns for accused
    The White House on Tuesday announced detailed guidance for colleges on how to deal with sexual assaults, winning praise from advocates of victims and some higher education officials, but renewing concerns from others about protections for the rights of...
  • Condoleezza Rice latest graduation speaker to back out amid protests

    Condoleezza Rice latest graduation speaker to back out amid protests
    Ah, commencement season, time for pomp, circumstance and controversy. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has become the latest public figure embroiled in a commencement spat, announcing Saturday that she would not give the graduation address...
  • Former Homeland Security watchdog comes under fire in Senate

    Former Homeland Security watchdog comes under fire in Senate
    WASHINGTON — The former top watchdog for the Homeland Security Department rewrote reports and slowed investigations at the request of senior staff for then-Secretary Janet Napolitano, a review conducted by Senate staff found. Charles K. Edwards,...
  • Congressional turf wars are costing US security

    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...