The following information addresses the passage of Proposition 209, the California ballot initiative ending consideration of race, ethnicity and gender in state hiring, contracting and college admissions:A message from President Richard C. Atkinson to the university community. A letter to campus chancellors from Provost C. Judson King. It provides guidance on implementing changes in UC programs and practices required under Prop. 209. A statement by Tirso del Junco, chairman of the UC Board of Regents.