News

April 25, 2018

Update on the progress toward developing Berkeley’s new strategic plan

April 18, 2018

Over the past year the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the ASUC student leaders, and VC Finance’s Office of Planning and Analysis (OPA) have been collaborating on ways to better equip students with information that allows them to provide contextual data about their Berkeley grade point averages (GPA) to prospective employers and graduate schools.

April 17, 2018

Updates on Berkeley’s active engagement with the burgeoning and exciting field of data science, which has the potential to shape numerous fields of study and practice.

April 16, 2018

Update on all that we are doing to meet our budget target for fiscal year 2018-19.

April 9, 2018

Jim Knowlton has agreed to become the next Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of California, Berkeley.

April 2, 2018

In spring 2019 Berkeley will inaugurate a Faculty Leadership Academy. This program is designed for tenured Berkeley faculty who are interested in developing skills and knowledge for leadership on the Berkeley campus.

March 29, 2018

Now that external consultants have finished their detailed review of our intercollegiate athletics program and submitted a number of valuable findings and recommendations, I am writing to provide an update to the Berkeley campus and alumni communities on my plans and intentions.

March 15, 2018

Update on efforts to expand access to safe, affordable and convenient housing to Berkeley’s students and young faculty members.

March 13, 2018

Updated campus policy on self-supporting graduate professional degree programs (SSGPDPs)

February 28, 2018

UC Berkeley has entered into a Resolution Agreement with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR). For the last four years, OCR has been reviewing the campus’s handling of sexual violence and sexual harassment cases. This agreement brings the investigation to a close.

February 2, 2018

Update on efforts underway to address the campus’s budget deficit and to provide the University with a strong, stable and sustainable financial foundation.

February 1, 2018

Refresher regarding the campus policies and guidelines around accommodations for students in academic programs.

January 31, 2018

The Free Speech Commission invites comment from faculty, staff, and especially students on Monday, February 5 from 10:30 am to 12 noon in the ASUC Senate Chambers

January 25, 2018

It is a time of great change both at Berkeley and across all of higher education. In this environment, I believe that we must collectively establish a cohesive, well-reasoned, and ambitious vision of what our university should be in order to properly set institutional priorities and determine campus investments.

January 22, 2018

Between February and April 16, 2018, we are rolling out the two-step verification requirement for faculty and staff accounts using a cohort enrollment model.

January 20, 2018

We write to you today deeply concerned about recent reports of raids being planned by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency to arrest undocumented individuals in Northern California. We know that this is causing a great deal of anxiety among people in our campus community who may be affected by these actions.

January 18, 2018

The terms of the Major Events policy that governs planning for and presentation of Major Events sponsored by Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) and other non-departmental users have been finalized.

January 17, 2018

The campus Free Speech Commission will be holding its first public hearing on Friday, January 19 from 10:30 am to 12 noon in the ASUC Senate Chambers (fifth floor of Eshleman Hall). The Commission invites faculty, staff, and students to share their experiences of free speech-related events last September and their thoughts about how best to minimize the impact of future events without compromising free speech or public safety.

December 13, 2017

Lisa García Bedolla, Chancellor’s Professor in the Graduate School of Education, and C. Greig Crysler, Professor of Architecture, have been presented the Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity (CAAIEE)

December 12, 2017

A holiday message from Chancellor Carol Christ