Tag: University of California at Berkeley

Chemist William Lester Honored by the International Association of Top Professionals

William Lester currently serves as a professor and associate dean in the College of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also the associate director and faculty senior scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Blacks Fare Better in Transfer Enrollments at Berkeley

The Black percentage of transfer students is significantly higher than the percentage of Blacks in the first-year class at Berkeley.

Berkeley Upgrades Its Multicultural Student Development Programs

Gibor Basri, vice chancellor of equity and inclusion at Berkeley, stated that the main purpose of these programs is "to provide a place where students in these populations can find community and a safe space to talk about the challenges of being in that particular community."

Leading Liberal Arts Colleges Form New Partnership to Increase Faculty Diversity

The Creating Connections Consortium is a partnership between 26 leading liberal arts colleges and the University of California at Berkeley and Columbia University.

Two African American Scholars Named Fletcher Fellows

Rucker Johnson of the University of California at Berkeley and Trey Ellis of Columbia University are members of the 2012-13 class of Fletcher Fellows.

Almost No Progress in Increasing Black Enrollments at Berkeley

The number of Black first-year students increased slightly, but the Black percentage of the entering class is smaller than in 2010.

Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Amber Hunter was named director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She is the first African-American to hold the position...

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