Statements & news


July 7, 2020

UC Office of the President

The University of California Board of Regents announced today (July 7) the appointment of Michael V. Drake, M.D., as the 21st president of UC’s world-renowned system of 10 campuses, five medical centers, three nationally affiliated labs, more than 280,000 students and 230,000 faculty and staff.

Office of the Dean of the Graduate Division

Dear Colleagues,

I am extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Denzil Streete to the Graduate Division as our new Chief of Staff & Assistant Dean for Diversity, beginning July 27th. Denzil joins Berkeley from Yale University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences where he was Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Development and Diversity. 

July 6, 2020

Building Name Review Committee

The Building Name Review Committee is considering two proposals from our campus community to un-name buildings, one each for LeConte Hall and Kroeber Hall. Proposals have been posted on the Building Name Review Committee’s website.

June 25, 2020

Cal Messages

Dear UC Berkeley Community, 

June 19, 2020

June 18, 2020

Chancellor's Office

Dear campus community:

We are very much relieved by today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Trump administration failed to provide a reasoned explanation for ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.