Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Update on search for University of California president

    Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, a woman and minority-owned executive search firm, has been selected to help identify candidates and facilitate a global search for a new president of the University of California.

  • UC, DACA recipients get their day in Supreme Court

    Today is the culmination of a two-year journey for the University of California, its undocumented students and the nation, as the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in UC’s lawsuit against the Trump administration over its attempts to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

  • UC statement on passing of Kaiser CEO Bernard J. Tyson

    University of California President Janet Napolitano and UC Health’s Executive Vice President Dr. Carrie Byington issued a statement today (Nov. 10) following the passing of Bernard J. Tyson, CEO and chair of Kaiser Permanente.

  • UC scientists combat wildfires with lifesaving tools, solutions

    While firefighters battle raging wildfires in Northern and Southern California, the University of California is finding lifesaving solutions to stem the growing threat of fire by harnessing cutting-edge technologies to meet the state’s frightening new reality.

  • UC President Napolitano’s statement on White House exit from Paris climate accord

    University of California President Janet Napolitano issued the following statement today (Nov. 5) following the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement:

    It is the bitterest of ironies that the White House announces its plan to abandon the global coalition confronting the planet’s greatest existential threat as climate-change fueled wildfires ravage California.  

  • UC, UAW reach tentative agreement on new three-year contract

    The University of California today (Nov. 4) announced a tentative three-year agreement with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union for UC’s approximately 4,000 academic researchers.

  • Dr. Carrie L. Byington takes the reins at UC Health

    Dr. Carrie L. Byington started as executive vice president of UC Health today (Oct. 31). The University of California Board of Regents appointed Byington at its July meeting to lead the university’s health enterprise following a nationwide search.

  • University of California statement on filing of amicus briefs in support of DACA

    On September 27, 2019, the Regents of the University of California filed a brief in the Supreme Court challenging the Trump administration’s decision to rescind DACA. Since then, hundreds of corporations, national security experts, colleges and universities, and members of Congress, among others, have filed amicus, or “friend of the court,” briefs in support of DACA.

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