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UC leader Napolitano to step down; University of California President Janet Napolitano says she will step down in August

Sep 19, 2019 - The San Francisco Chronicle
Board and Executive Moves

University of California President Janet Napolitano will step down in August from her post as head of the nation's leading public academic research system, she announced at the UC regents meeting in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

"My time at UC has been deeply gratifying and rewarding," Napolitano said. "The decision was tough, and this moment bittersweet, but the time is right."

Napolitano, 61, has led the $37 billion university of 10 campuses, five medical centers and three national lab...