Statements & news


May 8, 2019

Division of Equity & Inclusion

Dear colleagues,

After a competitive national search, we are delighted to announce that Patrick Naranjo has been selected to be the new director of the American Indian Graduate Program. He will begin his term on May 15, 2019.

April 28, 2019

The Daily Californian

Student activists who first organized 50 years ago returned to campus Friday and Saturday to discuss the 50th anniversary of the Third World Liberation Front, or TWLF, as part of the four-day-long event “Seeds of Resistance, Flowers of Liberation: Voices from 50 Years of Student of Color Activism at UC Berkeley,” hosted by The American Cultures Center and the Center for Race & Gender.

April 10, 2019

Cal Messages

To the Berkeley Campus Community

Now that we have completed our first, new Strategic Plan in 16 years, the campus is ready to take the next, necessary step to turn its aspirations into physical reality by updating our Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) and creating a new Campus Master Plan.

April 9, 2019

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.