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Gift establishes UC Merced Presidential Chair in the Humanities

Anonymous $500,000 donation, matched by UC president’s new fund, will establish $1 million endowment to provide leadership and vision for UC Merced research.

UC takes aim at reducing the time to earn a degree

Campuses are evaluating undergraduate degree requirements and increasing participation in summer session to help more students finish in four years.

UC reaches out to thousands of potential transfer students

Message targets first-year community college students aiming to complete a four-year degree.

UC to expand student outreach programs

At White House summit, UC officials unveil new efforts to help kids succeed, particularly those from low-income families.

UC, community college leaders discuss efforts to better serve transfers

UC President Napolitano met with community college representatives to brainstorm ways to simplify transfer process.
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Napolitano: As public research universities go, so goes the nation

UC president gave keynote address at conference centered on issues in higher education.
UC President Napolitano at Doctors Academy event

Napolitano encourages aspiring doctors in Fresno

UC president encourages high school students to pursue their dreams and help address physician shortage in the San Joaquin Valley.
Janet Napolitano and community college officials

Napolitano, community college leaders discuss ways to boost transfers

Officials identify steps that would bring transfer students to UC from a broader range of schools around the state.
UC President Napolitano and Oakland high school students

Service-minded scholars reap awards

Six Oakland teens, all UC bound, receive scholarships from UC Office of the President.
UC President Napolitano and YLP students from UC Merced

President Napolitano explores UC Merced-Yosemite partnership

Two-day visit provided an up-close look at UC Merced’s partnership with the neighboring national park.