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Chancellor Block statement on UC President Yudof stepping down

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UCLA Chancellor Gene Block issued the following statement regarding University of California President Mark Yudof’s announcement today that his tenure would end Aug. 31.

"President Yudof successfully steered the University of California through one of the most difficult fiscal periods in the system’s history. Despite massive cuts in state funding, he was able to preserve intact the academic quality of a world-renowned institution while ensuring UC remained affordable to students from all income levels. I share President Yudof’s commitment to diversity and ensuring that our admission review process is thorough and fair, giving every qualified applicant a chance at a bright future. UCLA is grateful for his leadership and we wish President Yudof the very best as he begins a new chapter in his career."
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