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UC Berkeley Chancellor Birgeneau Announces He Will Step Down at End of Year

March 13, 2012 | 10:24 am

UC Berkeley Chancellor Birgeneau Announces He Will Step Down at End of Year

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Announcement on UC Berkeley home page. Birgeneau will continue to teach physics at the university. The last couple of years have been even more tumultuous than usual for the university, with its historically restive student population. A series of tuition hikes have galvanized protests against system administrators around the state, and last November, during student […]

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Criticizing “Mean Spirited Xenophobia,” UC Berkeley Chancellor Plunges Into Shooting Debate

January 12, 2011 | 10:37 am

Criticizing “Mean Spirited Xenophobia,” UC Berkeley Chancellor Plunges Into Shooting Debate

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With an email sent to the entire campus this week, UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau plunged head first into the painful and by now highly politicized debate over factors that contributed to Jared Loughner’s murderous act in Tucson. Dear members of our campus community: This weekend’s shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the deaths and […]

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