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‘We don’t sit around saying ‘woe is me.” Napolitano prepares to fill sudden chancellor vacancies at UC Berkeley, UC Davis

For months, University of California President Janet Napolitano had been hearing about problems with two of her chancellors, at UC Berkeley and UC Davis. ...

August 18, 2016

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Why UC needs a seventh audit in less than four years

After a fall 2014 skirmish with University of California President Janet Napolitano over UC’s budget and tuition, state legislative leaders ordered staffers to take a hard look at UC’s books....

August 11, 2016

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State Assembly Votes to Withhold UC Funding as Result of Costly Regents Retirement Plan

The State Assembly Subcommittee on Education voted last Tuesday to withhold $171 million in funding from the University of California until UC Regents rescinds their new series of retirement benefits for executives and faculty, which will cost more than $500 million over the next 15 years....

May 31, 2016

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UCD protesters ask Napolitano to come to Mrak

On Monday, 32 days into their occupation of the fifth-floor reception area of Mrak Hall, protesters sent an open letter to University of California President Janet Napolitano, asking her to meet with them at UC Davis....

April 13, 2016

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Mercury News editorial: UC system favors nonresidents? Another layer of tarnish

The negotiated pause in the war of words between Sacramento officials and the University of California ended Tuesday when State Auditor Elaine Howle issued a scathing report on the UC system....

April 1, 2016

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State auditor blasts University of California over tuition policy

The University of California did not sufficiently reduce its costs before turning to out-of-state and international students to increase revenues, the state auditor concluded in a new report released Tuesday....

March 29, 2016

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UC Regents approve Napolitano’s recommended pension plan

The University of California Board of Regents approved President Janet Napolitano’s recommended retirement program for new employees Thursday....

March 24, 2016

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UC paid billions in fees to hedge funds that only mirrored stock market

Imagine paying one billion in fees and getting the same results if you had just read the financial pages of a newspaper. The big question is who made these decisions? Why did they continue after $200 million, $400 million $750 million was wasted? Instead billions of dollars were given to Wall Street—and the UC officials are still collecting salaries paid by your tax dollars....

March 4, 2016

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University of California Hedge Fund Investments

The University of California paid around $1 billion in fees to hedge fund managers in the last dozen years, the university system’s largest employees union said this week, shedding new light on a round of pension cuts being considered....

March 3, 2016

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Women, Power and Hillary Clinton

Research suggests that Clinton's election could increase women's political power--but they'll face the same pitfalls as their male counterparts. ...

February 25, 2016

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