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Janet Napolitano, UC's flak catcher, on admissions policy, tuition hikes and more
Janet Napolitano, UC's flak catcher, on admissions policy, tuition hikes and more

Which is the frying pan and which is the fire? Janet Napolitano resigned as head of Homeland Security to head the University of California. At DHS, keeping the U.S. safe meant she was sometimes under attack. UC, of course, is its own kind of minefield. Napolitano delivers her first presidential commencement speech at UC Hastings College of Law next week: She'll remind the fledgling lawyers it's not about making money but making a difference — the very reason she took on UC's challenges in the first place. The Supreme Court just endorsed Michigan's right to ban affirmative action in higher education, as California does. UC, meanwhile, just admitted more Latino...

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