Statements & news


January 17, 2018

CBS SF Bay Area

BERKELEY (KPIX 5) – UC Berkeley wants to hear from students and staff about sexual harassment.

A new UC Berkeley survey aims to make the voices of students, faculty and its staff heard.

A new website and video has been launched encouraging everyone to take the confidential multiple choice survey.

The survey will go out to all 56,000 people on campus on Monday.

“The results will be made available to the public,” said Sharon Inkelas, a UC Berkeley professor and a faculty advisor to the chancellor on sexual violence and sexual harassment.

January 8, 2018

Public Affairs, UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ today issued this statement on the UC Berkeley student who has been detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency:

On Saturday, January 6, I sent a message of support and solidarity to the Berkeley students who are making extraordinary efforts to secure the release of our student detained near the U.S-Mexico border.

December 13, 2017

Cal Messages

Dear campus community,

For the past twelve years, the Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity (CAAIEE) has been presented to UC Berkeley faculty who have an extraordinary record of accomplishment in advancing equity, inclusion and diversity through their scholarship, research, teaching, and public or university service.

December 10, 2017

Berkeley News

Chancellor Carol Christ told a group of UC Berkeley staff members on Friday that the school needs to do a better job of making them feel part of a community on campus.

Speaking to members of the Berkeley Staff Association during its annual “Chancellor’s Chat” forum, Christ laid out her plans to raise revenue, address a continued budget deficit, improve morale and better connect with the school’s 10,000 staff members.

December 7, 2017

Public Affairs, UC Berkeley

C Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ and Fiona Doyle, vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate division, sent this message to the campus community about the tax plans pending in Congress:

November 30, 2017


In the opening scene of the new short documentary From Incarceration to Education, Berkeley native Clarence Ford talks about making the transition from the criminal justice system to academia. Having a criminal record can make it difficult to get into college, but, says Ford, it can actually be an asset once you are there.