Teresa Watanabe

Teresa Watanabe covers education for the Los Angeles Times. Since joining the Times in 1989, she has covered immigration, ethnic communities, religion, Pacific Rim business and served as Tokyo correspondent and bureau chief. She also covered Asia, national affairs and state government for the San Jose Mercury News and wrote editorials for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. A Seattle native, she graduated from USC in journalism and in East Asian Languages and Culture.
Three UC campuses did not consistently discipline faculty accused of sexual misconduct, state auditor finds

UC campuses at Berkeley, Davis and Los Angeles did not consistently discipline faculty accused of multiple acts of sexual harassment, a state audit found. The audit was launched after UC banned a UCLA graduate student from studying or working there even though she won her Title IX claim.

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Janet Napolitano, former Homeland Security chief, explains why she said no to family separation

University of California President Janet Napolitano, who served as U.S. Homeland Security secretary under President Obama, explains why she rejected the policy option of separating migrant families at the border, as the Trump administration is doing.