President Janet Napolitano

“The University of California supports the worthwhile quest for new knowledge, and we serve as proof that education is the great equalizer in our society.”

Janet Napolitano is the 20th president of the University of California, and the first woman to serve in this role. She leads a university system of 10 campuses, five medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories, and a statewide agriculture and natural resources program. The UC system has more than 280,000 students, 227,000 faculty and staff, an operating budget of $36.5 billion, and 2 million living alumni. Learn more about President Napolitano here.

Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano

President, University of California

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University of California
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