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Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napolitano Takes Over As President Of University Of California

Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is starting her new job as president of the University of California Monday in a low-profile fashion, a university spokesman said.

09/30/2013

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Turns To Social Media To Raise Money For Scholarships

Putting a technological spin on the adage that it takes a village to raise a child, the University of California launched a campaign on Wednesday to harness the power of social media to raise money for student scholarships.

09/18/2013

Jerry Brown & Jamie Foxx (credit: Getty Images)

UC Turns To Hollywood & Social Media To Raise Student Aid

University of California launched a campaign on Wednesday to harness the power of social media to raise money for student scholarships…

09/18/2013

Blake Garden and Blake House in Kensington. (John Lambert Pearson/Wikimedia Commons)

UC Regents Committee Approves Funding For Dilapidated President’s Mansion

The $620,000 in funding would fix a leaky roof and make seismic improvements to the mansion, but a complete overhaul would cost over $3 million.

09/18/2013

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

Initial Funding Approved To Redo UC President’s House

When former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano takes over as president of the University of California later this month, she will live in leased accommodations that the college system is renting for nearly $10,000 a month.

09/17/2013

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Leases $9K Per Month Oakland Home For Napolitano, May Restore ‘Blake House’

As the University of California prepares to welcome former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano as its next president, the college system’s governing board is being asked to consider renovating the vacant mansion that housed many of Napolitano’s predecessors.

09/17/2013

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Legislature To Investigate Sexual Assault Complaints At UC Berkeley, Other Campuses

Lawmakers have ordered an audit of the University of California, Berkeley and three other state college campuses after complaints that sexual assault allegations were ignored.

08/22/2013

UC Davis

UC Davis Hires $260K Communications Guru To Help Boost Image

The university hired Luanne Lawrence as associate chancellor for strategic communications earlier this year at a salary higher than any other campus communications chief in the University of California system.

08/05/2013

Janet Napolitano (r) (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

About The Bay: The Perks Of Being Janet Napolitano

Last week Janet Napolitano just about tripled her old salary as Homeland Security Secretary now that she’s confirmed to be the next president of the University of California.

07/22/2013

Alex Aldana is arrested by University of California police officers after he protested against the nomination of Janet Napolitano, the Department of Homeland Security secretary, to head up the UC system during the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today on whether Napolitano will be the next president of the UC system. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Protesters Disrupt Meeting As Napolitano Confirmed As 1st Female UC President

Outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was confirmed Thursday as the next president of the University of California amid protests both outside and inside the meeting.

07/18/2013

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