Statements & news


April 10, 2019

Cal Messages
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Chancellor's Office

To the Berkeley Campus Community

April 9, 2019

Berkeley News

drag performer Little Miss Saigon on stage with a dancer

Drag performers Little Miss Saigon and her Concubines dance on stage during the 12th Annual UNITY Drag Show. (UC Berkeley photos by Brittany Hosea-Small)

Berkeley News

In an effort to increase the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students in science, engineering and mathematics, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is partnering with UC Berkeley and UC San Diego to expand a successful program that has operated for 30 years at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).

April 2, 2019

Cal Messages

What follows is the third in a series of messages about our plans to expand the diversity of our university community in the broadest sense and in every form.

Cal Message

Dear campus community,

I am very pleased to announce that Professor of Education and Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies Lisa García Bedolla has been appointed to be UC Berkeley’s next Vice Provost for Graduate Studies & Dean of the Graduate Division. Lisa is a renowned scholar, a gifted teacher and mentor, and a highly respected campus leader who will ensure that we continue to build on a long tradition of offering world-class graduate education at Berkeley. She will begin her appointment on July 1, 2019.

March 21, 2019

UC Office of the President

The executive order that President Trump signed today is unnecessary. Like many higher education institutions across the country, the University of California is ground zero for robust exchanges of ideas and differing viewpoints.