| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:32 PM
The nomination of Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, to be UC president has elicited many positive comments about how her managerial and political skills can help the university system. But some...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:29 AM
During a meeting interrupted by protesters, the UC regents Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system.
Times education writer Larry Gordon will join L.A. Live at 9 a.m. Friday to...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:47 PM
One of the many cruelties visited upon same-sex couples by the federal Defense of Marriage Act was the now-gutted law's harsh treatment of bi-national couples. It forbade U.S. citizens from sponsoring their same-sex spouses for green cards, even if they...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The UC regents on Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system during a sometimes rowdy meeting marked by a protest from students and others who contend Napolitano...
| Feb 20, 2014
In February 2001, a bipartisan federal commission on which we served warned that terrorists would acquire weapons of mass destruction and mass disruption. "Attacks against American citizens on American soil, possibly causing heavy casualties, are likely...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:11 PM
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| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:56 PM
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,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:16 PM
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....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:12 PM
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...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 7:38 PM
USC President C. L. Max Nikias was the 13th-highest compensated private university president in 2011, making nearly $1.4 million in total pay, while former UC President Mark G. Yudof was the eighth-best paid public education executive, according to an...