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January 14, 1995 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
University of California President Jack W. Peltason, who has shepherded the nine-campus, 162,000-student system through 2 1/2 troubled years, is expected to announce next week that he will retire when his contract expires this fall. A source has told The Times that Peltason, 71, plans to inform the UC Board of Regents of his decision when it meets in San Francisco next week. His resignation will be effective Oct. 1, the source said.
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July 23, 1997 | JOHN CANALIS
Portions of Berkeley Road and California Avenue at UC Irvine soon will be renamed in honor of Jack Peltason, former university chancellor and retired president of the University of California system. Berkeley Road from Campus Drive to Bison Avenue will be renamed East Peltason Drive, and California Avenue from Bison Avenue to Bridge Road becomes West Peltason Drive. Bridge Road from California Avenue to Campus Drive also will be part of West Peltason.
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NEWS
January 14, 1995 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
University of California President Jack W. Peltason, who has shepherded the nine-campus, 162,000-student system through 2 1/2 troubled years, is expected to announce next week that he will retire when his contract expires this fall. A source has told The Times that Peltason, 71, plans to inform the UC Board of Regents of his decision when it meets in San Francisco next week. His resignation will be effective Oct. 1, the source said.
NEWS
July 11, 1995 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
University of California President Jack W. Peltason, joined by the nine UC chancellors and the leaders of the university's academic senate, expressed strong support for affirmative action Monday and called for the continuation of UC's "30-year commitment to the twin goals of diversity and excellence."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1992
The nonprofit Irvine Health Foundation, which makes grants to health-related agencies in Orange County, has appointed University of California President Jack W. Peltason to its board of directors. Peltason, who became UC Irvine chancellor in 1984, became president of the nine-campus UC system on Oct. 1. He joins David G. Sills, presiding justice of the 4th District Court of Appeal, as one of the board's prominent members.
NEWS
May 3, 1995 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
A proposed 10th UC campus moved one step closer to having a home Tuesday as University of California President Jack W. Peltason recommended that the Board of Regents choose between sites in Madera and Merced counties. Peltason said he rejected a third site, in Fresno County, in part because of archeological concerns and because there was no residential or commercial growth planned in the area.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 19, 1989 | JEAN DAVIDSON, Times Staff Writer
UC Irvine professor Francisco Ayala on Tuesday was named the first of what will be many Bren Fellows, launching an intellectual fraternity and perpetual endowment that will be the legacies of Irvine Co. Chairman Donald L. Bren and UCI Chancellor Jack W. Peltason.
NEWS
April 4, 1992 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Jack W. Peltason, chancellor of UC Irvine since 1984, was named president of the nine-campus UC system Friday, a move met with great praise for his academic and administrative abilities but also with questions about his age and compensation package. In announcing what they said was their unanimous decision to appoint the 68-year-old Peltason, UC regents sought to refute speculation that he would be an interim president or that he was a compromise choice to succeed David P.
NEWS
May 3, 1995 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
A proposed 10th UC campus moved one step closer to having a home Tuesday as University of California President Jack W. Peltason recommended that the Board of Regents choose between sites in Madera and Merced counties. Peltason said he rejected a third site, in Fresno County, in part because of archeological concerns and because there was no residential or commercial growth planned in the area.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1995 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
UCLA Chancellor Charles E. Young delivered a "low blow" when he compared UC Board of Regents member Ward Connerly to U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms, according to another regent, who says the remark will test Young's already strained relationship with the board. "Chuck doesn't have that many friends anymore amongst the regents," said Regent Glenn Campbell, who also took issue with a remark Young made about the board not being sufficiently concerned about "what needs to be done."
NEWS
February 17, 1995 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
In the face of student protests, University of California President Jack W. Peltason recommended Thursday that the UC Board of Regents delay approval of a proposed 10% undergraduate fee hike in the hopes that the increase can be avoided. Citing California's improving economy, Peltason told the regents that he planned to urge Gov. Pete Wilson and the state Legislature to appropriate an additional $38 million for the nine-campus system, which has absorbed deep cuts in recent years.
NEWS
January 21, 1995 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Saying that "the work I signed on to do is essentially completed," University of California President Jack W. Peltason on Friday announced his intention to step down and asked the UC Board of Regents to begin looking for a successor. Peltason said he plans to end his stewardship of the nine-campus, 162,000-student system Oct. 1, three years to the day since he took the job, because the university's financial situation has stabilized.
NEWS
January 14, 1995 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
University of California President Jack W. Peltason, who has shepherded the nine-campus, 162,000-student system through 2 1/2 troubled years, is expected to announce next week that he will retire when his contract expires this fall. A source has told The Times that Peltason, 71, plans to inform the UC Board of Regents of his decision when it meets in San Francisco next week. His resignation will be effective Oct. 1, the source said.
NEWS
January 14, 1995 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
University of California President Jack W. Peltason, who has shepherded the nine-campus, 162,000-student system through 2 1/2 troubled years, is expected to announce next week that he will retire when his contract expires this fall. A source has told The Times that Peltason, 71, plans to inform the UC Board of Regents of his decision when it meets in San Francisco next week. His resignation will be effective Oct. 1, the source said.
NEWS
April 2, 1992 | LARRY GORDON and KRISTINA LINDGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
UC Irvine Chancellor Jack W. Peltason, a political scientist and former head of the American Council on Education, has emerged as the compromise nominee of a bitterly divided committee searching for a new president of the nine-campus UC system, officials said Wednesday. The panel reportedly deadlocked earlier this week on the widely anticipated candidacies of two other UC chancellors, UCLA's Charles E. Young and UC San Diego's Richard C. Atkinson.
NEWS
February 17, 1995 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
In the face of student protests, University of California President Jack W. Peltason recommended Thursday that the UC Board of Regents delay approval of a proposed 10% undergraduate fee hike in the hopes that the increase can be avoided. Citing California's improving economy, Peltason told the regents that he planned to urge Gov. Pete Wilson and the state Legislature to appropriate an additional $38 million for the nine-campus system, which has absorbed deep cuts in recent years.
NEWS
March 24, 1994 | RALPH FRAMMOLINO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two University of California regents on Wednesday called for UC President Jack W. Peltason to resign in the wake of recent revelations that he bad-mouthed state Senate Democrats and an outspoken regent during a private staff meeting with his top aides. In a letter sent to Peltason on Wednesday, regent and Los Angeles attorney Frank W. Clark Jr. said it would be "clearly in the best interests of the University of California" if Peltason stepped down immediately.
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