May 1, 2013
January 28, 2013
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced a new initiative – the Lincoln Project: Excellence and Access in Public Higher Education – to advocate for the importance of public colleges and universities. Chancellor Birgeneau has agreed to lead the project and will be a senior visiting scholar at the Academy when he steps down as Chancellor on June 1.
January 24, 2013
The American Institute of Physics announced Chancellor Birgeneau will receive the 2012 Karl Taylor Compton Medal for Leadership in Physics. The medal was established in 1957 to honor physicists who have made outstanding contributions through exceptional statesmanship in science.
January 18, 2013
University of California President Mark G. Yudof will step down as leader of the UC system, effective Aug. 31.
January 15, 2013
The University of California has saved $91 million in energy costs since 2004, and it expects even greater dividends ahead as it ramps up its sustainability practices.
December 21, 2012
The Staff Ombuds Office announced the release of their 2010-2012 Biennial Report, which provides information about its non-confidential activities. It also includes recommendations regarding workplace bullying, integrated conflict management systems, and challenges surrounding organizational change.
November 27, 2012
November 7, 2012
Chancellor Birgeneau sent a message to the campus community concerning California voters’ approval of Proposition 30, which will raise revenues for education and public safety through temporary income and sales-tax increases.