Berkeley Black Student Union Want Changes To Address Discrimination, Rename Building For Black Panther On FBI Terror List
The issue of race has the University of California, Berkeley campus buzzing, after a student group wants a building named after a member of the Black Panthers.
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.