Times Higher Ed - a UK publication - has this article:
"Berkeley Thinks Global – But Stays Local"
Chancellor Nicholas Dirks explains the university’s branch campus strategy
Includes this: “A lot of people want to come: increasingly they want to come not just because they like the weather or because they like the city, but because they want to have some access both to the start-up culture and potentially to the capital that has also migrated there,” Professor Dirks said.
The chancellor characterised rows over executive pay, academic workload and graduation rates as “astonishing” compared with his previous experience at Columbia University, a private institution.
Dirks said this offered an opportunity for Berkeley to internationalise
beyond the state’s control.
They subtitled a section of the article as: "California Screaming"
- Richard Blum (AGAIN!)
- Wm. De La Pena
- Gareth Elliott
- George Kieffer
- Sherry Lansing (AGAIN!)
- Monica Lozano (AGAIN!)
- Hadi Makarechian
- Eloy Ortiz Oakley
- Norman Pattiz (AGAIN!)
- John A. Pérez
- Bonnie Reiss
- Richard Sherman
- Bruce Varner
- Charlene Zettel
- Marcela Ramirez
- UC Regents Committees
- Staff Advisors, Faculty Reps, Designates
- Ex Officio UC Regents
- UC Alumni Regents
"If the University were a business, it would likely be the largest corporation in California."
"If The University Were A Business, It Would Likely Be The Largest Corporation In California"-Regents Minutes (2010)