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April 10, 2002 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The University of California named its first Latina chancellor Tuesday, choosing astrophysicist France A. Cordova to take the helm of the UC Riverside campus. Cordova, 54, now vice chancellor for research at UC Santa Barbara, will lead a campus that is the fastest growing and most ethnically diverse in the UC system. Her selection followed a determined campaign by Latino politicians and campus and community activists to bring a Latino chancellor to Riverside. But UC President Richard C.
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May 8, 2007 | Sara Lin, Times Staff Writer
UC Riverside Chancellor France A. Cordova, the first Latina to head a UC campus and the leader of the university's effort to win preliminary approval for a medical school, on Monday was named president of Purdue University in Indiana, where she will become the first woman to lead the school in its 138-year history.
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May 8, 2007 | Sara Lin, Times Staff Writer
UC Riverside Chancellor France A. Cordova, the first Latina to head a UC campus and the leader of the university's effort to win preliminary approval for a medical school, on Monday was named president of Purdue University in Indiana, where she will become the first woman to lead the school in its 138-year history.
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April 10, 2002 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The University of California named its first Latina chancellor Tuesday, choosing astrophysicist France A. Cordova to take the helm of the UC Riverside campus. Cordova, 54, now vice chancellor for research at UC Santa Barbara, will lead a campus that is the fastest growing and most ethnically diverse in the UC system. Her selection followed a determined campaign by Latino politicians and campus and community activists to bring a Latino chancellor to Riverside. But UC President Richard C.
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August 17, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Financial gifts and pledges to UC Riverside have doubled over last year to a record $40 million, Chancellor France A. Cordova announced Wednesday. The institution, which is promoting the establishment of a medical school, received a $15.5-million charitable trust in June from business partners and Riverside natives, the largest contribution ever to the university. It will fund professorships in the social sciences, law, public policy, agriculture and medicine.
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June 28, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former UC Davis Provost Robert Grey has been named acting chancellor at UC Riverside, filling the post vacated by Chancellor France A. Cordova, who leaves this week to become president of Purdue University in Indiana, officials said. Grey has served as chief academic and financial officer at Davis, chief governance official for UC Davis Medical Center and as an executive vice chancellor before leaving in 2001.
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November 11, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
UC Riverside, which has long wanted to open medical and law schools, announced Thursday that it would soon submit a proposal for a medical school that would not require construction of a hospital. Chancellor France A. Cordova, who announced the plan to a group of community and political leaders, proposed that a new medical school collaborate instead with existing hospitals in the San Bernardino and Riverside counties region, significantly reducing the plan's cost.
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May 16, 2008 | Larry Gordon
The next chancellor of UC Riverside will be Timothy P. White, a physiologist who has been president of the University of Idaho for the last four years, the UC Board of Regents announced Thursday. White, 58, emigrated as a child with his family from Argentina to Canada and later to California, where he earned degrees at Cal State Fresno and Hayward and then a doctorate at UC Berkeley. An expert in human bio-dynamics and aging, he taught at UC Berkeley and held administrative posts at Oregon State University.
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April 16, 2004 | Louise Roug, Times Staff Writer
Proposed cuts at UC Riverside threaten to close down its California Museum of Photography, a 3-decade-old museum noted for its collections of photographs, including the Keystone-Mast Collection and the University of California's Fiat Lux Collection of Ansel Adams works. In a letter to Chancellor France Cordova, museum Director Jonathan Green has asked for reconsideration of the 40% cuts that would result in the elimination of half the staff positions, effectively shutting down the museum.
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June 21, 2007 | Sara Lin, Times Staff Writer
Prosecutors have filed charges against a former UC Riverside student whose alleged bomb threats against a graduation ceremony forced its postponement last week, authorities said. Audley Yung, 22, was arrested Tuesday night by university police. A Riverside County Superior Court judge had increased his bail from $50,000 to $150,000. Yung posted bail and was released at 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to Riverside County Sheriff's Department officials.
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November 17, 2006 | Rebecca Trounson, Times Staff Writer
University of California regents took further steps Thursday to boost their oversight of university spending after months of controversy over executive compensation. The board, meeting at UCLA, decided to take direct control of the operating budget for President Robert C. Dynes and his staff at UC's Oakland headquarters. The vote means that the regents will review and approve that budget in detail each year, apart from their annual approval of UC's overall spending plan.
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November 11, 2005 | Rebecca Trounson, Times Staff Writer
UC Riverside, which has long wanted to open medical and law schools, announced Thursday that it would soon submit a proposal for a medical school that would not require construction of a hospital. Chancellor France A. Cordova, who announced the plan to a group of community and political leaders, proposed that a new medical school collaborate instead with existing hospitals in the San Bernardino and Riverside counties region, significantly reducing the plan's cost.
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