July 13, 1998 |
Arts & Letters I.M. Pei, architect Deepak Chopra, physician-author Yo-Yo Ma, cellist Amy Tan, writer Maya Lin, sculptor David Henry Hwang, playwright * Politics & Law Joyce L. Kennard, California Supreme Court justice Ming W. Chin, California Supreme Court justice Gary Locke, governor of Washington Daniel K. Inouye, U.S. senator from Hawaii Matt Fong, California state treasurer * Business & Technology Andrea Jung, Avon Products president Robert C.
October 21, 1996 |
Publicly airing their opposition to Proposition 209 for the first time, UCLA Chancellor Charles E. Young and UC Berkeley Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien together condemned the initiative Sunday, saying it would erode the quality of public higher education and send a hurtful message to California's minority residents.
July 14, 1996 |
UC Berkeley Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien's surprising announcement that he will step down next year is but the latest in a series of resignations, retirements and non-renewals that are changing the face of education in the Golden State. From public school systems to the state's top universities, California's education leaders are turning over so rapidly that many current chief executives can count their years in the job on the fingers of one hand.
July 10, 1996 |
In a sudden and surprising announcement Tuesday, the much-beloved chancellor of UC Berkeley, Chang-Lin Tien, said he will resign next year, dealing another blow to the battered reputation of the nine-campus state university system.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1996
In your April 12 editorial, "Hey, Maybe It Is Whom You Know," you imply that Regent Ward Connerly's inquiry about a student applicant led to the admission of that applicant by UC Berkeley. I have been informed by the Administrative Review Committee that that is absolutely not the case. The applicant's case was placed on the Administrative Review Committee roster so that a status report could be provided to Connerly. The committee took no action and no status report was ever provided. The individual you cited was admitted on the basis of merit alone by one of UC Berkeley's professional schools.
September 16, 1995 |
The nine University of California chancellors received their first pay raises in three years Friday when the UC Board of Regents agreed that its top executives--whose annual salaries range from about $165,000 to $243,000--are underpaid. Over the objection of Student Regent Edward Gomez, the board voted to give eight of its chancellors raises of 3.5% to 5%. But UC Berkeley Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien got a $20,600 raise--amounting to a 10.