- Berkeley as the 'Immigrant University'
- Sweet (or Bitter) Taste of Controversy
- Quick Takes: Educators Donate Big to Obama, Obama-Biden Earmark Link, Race and Harvard's Police, Flaws in Peer Review, Legal Win for Berkeley, Stanford Limits Pharma Support, 'Stools for Schools' in Akron, Bush Announces Science Prizes
- Quick Takes: Lender Pledges More Disclosure on Payments to Colleges, Texas Southern Governance Faulted, Jewish Seminary Will Ordain Gays, Inside Look at UCLA Admissions, Extra Fees for 'Energy Hogs,' Oxford Adds Aptitude Tests, the Other Final Four
- New Politics of Race at Berkeley
The University of California at Berkeley, barred by the state from considering race in admissions, is today announcing a major, privately supported effort to create an inclusive curriculum and campus. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that a $16 million gift -- which could grow considerably with matching funds -- will pay for a variety of efforts. Among them: five endowed chairs, including one on disability and one on gay rights; funds to revise 30 courses to emphasize community and public service; and scholarships for transfer students from community colleges, who are more likely to be black, Latino or from low-income families than are students who enroll as freshmen.
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