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The University of California System

The ten campuses of the University of California system are dedicated to the fundamental missions of teaching, research and public service.

The Regents of the UC

The University of California system is governed by The Regents, a 26-member board, as established under Article IX, Section 9 of the California Constitution.

The board appoints the President of the University and the Officers of The Regents:

The University of California Office of the President (UCOP)

The University of California Office of the President is responsible for the general management of the UC system.

In concert with the UC Regents, the UCOP helps to guide the UC system along its intended goals.

Janet Napolitano is the 20th president of the University of California and is responsible for the ongoing leadership of the UC system.

Onward California

UCOP’s Onward California campaign seeks to increase public awareness and advocacy for the University of California, communicating the many impacts and innovations the public research university brings to the state.

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