• June 29, 2021

    The directive builds on Biden’s Inauguration Day promise for “an ambitious whole-of-government equity agenda,” according to a White House fact sheet accompanying the order.

  • March 2, 2021

    Black and Latinx students are entering college at a far higher rate than ever before, but higher education in America remains racially divided and unequal. And California may well stand at the epicenter of that transformation.

  • January 21, 2021

    On January 20, 2021, as part of a new Executive Order titled “Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government,” President Biden revoked Executive Order 13950, “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping,” which, among other things, prohibited federal contractors and subcontractors from providing certain workplace diversity training and programs.

  • January 20, 2021
  • December 23, 2020

    A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump’s ban on “divisive” workplace diversity training conducted by federal contractors, nonprofits, and other recipients of federal funding, while leaving in place the prohibition on U.S. agencies and the military educating personnel on issues like “White privilege.”

  • June 18, 2020
    Over the past several weeks, we have witnessed an uprising in our country against the systemic racism and oppression experienced by the Black community. Protests have rippled across the nation and the globe, loudly demanding basic human rights of justice and equality.
  • June 18, 2020
    Earlier today, the United States Supreme Court released a historic decision to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This is a profound victory for all the DACA recipients who contribute to our campus and to our communities every day.
  • April 21, 2020
    Early journal submission data suggest COVID-19 is tanking women's research productivity.
  • April 20, 2020
    I have a hypothesis about bigotry. My colleagues in the civil rights movement might not like it. I share this conjecture, because I believe it should influence our advocacy against discrimination. My commitment remains the same, but my strategy has changed.
  • December 26, 2019
    Chancellor Gary S. May and Vice Chancellor Renetta Garrison Tull wrote the following response to an opinion column published Dec. 20 by The Wall Street Journal, “The University’s New Loyalty Oath,” by Professor Abigail Thompson. The Wall Street Journal published an abbreviated version of this response today (Dec. 26).