Janet Napolitano http://kvpr.org en Napolitano Confirmed as Next UC President http://kvpr.org/post/napolitano-confirmed-next-uc-president <p>Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will be the first female president of the University of California system. But it’s her experience with the federal government that had students talking at her confirmation hearing. Katie Orr reports from San Francisco.</p><p>The afternoon started with a few UC students and staff protesting outside of the Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco. They were concerned Napolitano’s experience running the Homeland Security Department would lead to the deportation of undocumented students.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 01:30:58 +0000 Katie Orr 18590 at http://kvpr.org Napolitano Confirmed as Next UC President Praise, Skepticism for UC's Choice of Napolitano http://kvpr.org/post/praise-skepticism-ucs-choice-napolitano <p class="p1">She’s a political veteran who’s run large bureaucracies.&nbsp; But Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano hasn’t worked in academia – and now she’s about to become the next president of the University of California.&nbsp; As Ben Adler reports from Sacramento, the choice is drawing both praise and skepticism.</p><p class="p4">Janet Napolitano gets strong praise for her personal and political skills.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 02:49:10 +0000 Ben Adler 18405 at http://kvpr.org Praise, Skepticism for UC's Choice of Napolitano Napolitano Tapped to Head UC System http://kvpr.org/post/napolitano-tapped-head-uc-system <p>Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is being tapped to serve as the next president of the University of California. As Katie Orr reports from Sacramento, so far reaction to the announcement has been largely positive.</p><p>President Barack Obama, Governor Jerry Brown and numerous other politicians and colleagues have voiced their support for the choice. Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, a UC Board of Regents member, says UC needs to find a new way to operate. And he says Napolitano is the right person for what could be a tough job.</p> Sat, 13 Jul 2013 00:28:13 +0000 Katie Orr 18267 at http://kvpr.org Napolitano Tapped to Head UC System