During last Thursday’s University of California Board of Regents meeting at the UC San Francisco Mission Bay Community Center, the Board unanimously confirmed the appointment of UCSF School of Medicine Dean Sam Hawgood as the campus’s tenth chancellor.
The University of California Board of Regents held its first meeting of the 2014-15 fiscal year last Wednesday at the UC San Francisco Mission Bay Community Center, addressing the appointments of the student regent and new UCSF chancellor, as well as the budget of the UC Medical Centers, following brief periods of public comment.
Yesterday afternoon in a closed meeting, the University of California Students Association (UCSA) voted to recommend the UC Regents postpone their confirmation of Avi Oved as the student regent designate for the 2014-2015 academic year in light of allegations that Oved accepted a potentially illegal donation for a political campaign in 2013 without disclosing the donation in his campaign finance report.
University of California President Janet Napolitano announced the formation of a system-wide task force to address sexual assault and sexual violence on campus this past Friday in an effort to make the UC a national leader in combating sexual assault on university campuses.
Last week, University of California President Janet Napolitano concluded a trip to Mexico City, during which she met with Mexican government officials, academics and researchers in an effort to strengthen ties between the UC and Mexico and to encourage collaboration between the parties in a project called the UC-Mexico Initiative.