The past two years have witnessed extraordinary changes in Title IX in higher education, and UCLA is no exception. Back in February, Vice Chancellor Kang appointed Jessica Price as Interim Title IX Coordinator. Jessica Price has provided a “State of Title IX” message by identifying the top 10 changes that have taken place since 2015, when the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and the new Title IX Office were created.
The Chronicle of Higher Education: UCLA Had Greatest Diversity Among Tenure-Track Hires on the Instructional Staff (Fall 2015)
For Fall 2015, UCLA had most diverse hiring among tenure-track faculty among 60 AAU member schools.
Vice Chancellor Kang discusses the 25th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Uprisings and the Korean American experience at that time, on ABC Nightline. Read full article and watch video segment. Vice Chancellor Kang appears in video segment starting around 5:14.
On Thursday, February 23rd, University of California leaders issued the following statement: “The University of California, in accordance with state law and in keeping with its own principles of nondiscrimination will continue to ensure that its transgender students, faculty and staff have unrestricted access to restrooms that conform to their gender identities. We are heartened to hear that … Continue reading “UC Statement in Support of Transgender Members of the UC community”
On Sunday, January 29th, University of California leaders issued a statement saying they were deeply concerned about the executive order that temporarily restricts entry into the United States by people from seven Muslim-majority countries, calling the order “contrary to the values we hold dear.” View University of California Newsroom release here, which includes links to: … Continue reading “UC Leaders: Executive Order is Contrary to Our Values”