UC Berkeley wrestling coach and alum H. Michael Williams has been tapped to replace outgoing Athletic Director Sandy Barbour.
UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, who began his job as the university’s leader last November, not only has to deal issues with academics but also safety, diversity and social justice in an environment where money for higher education is still not as forthcoming as state educators would prefer.
Gov. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom have voted against giving the new chancellor of UC Berkeley a $50,000 pay raise over what his predecessor earns.