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Napolitano appointment tops busy Regents agenda

The UC Board of Regents had a full agenda at their July 16–18 meeting, where they appointed Janet Napolitano the 20th president of the University of California and took action on several other items.

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  • UC President Mark G. Yudof, at his final regents meeting, delivered remarks reflecting on his five-year tenure and looking ahead to UC’s future.
  • The university released its 2013 Accountability Report, detailing how UC is doing in meeting key goals related to teaching, research and public service.
  • Provost Aimée Dorr presented UC’s plans for online courses aimed at reducing bottlenecks undergraduates often face in completing required coursework.
  • Recently elected UC Board of Regents chair Bruce D. Varner, an attorney and UC alumnus, presided over the meeting, the first of his one-year tenure.
  • The regents approved the appointment of Sadia Saifuddin, a UC Berkeley student majoring in social welfare, as the 2014–15 student regent.

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