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Dr. Michael Drake Appointed University Of California System President

28 days ago   |   By News One

Black educators are breaking racial barriers in academic leadership. According to People , Dr. Michael Drake has been appointed as the president of the University of California System, making him the first Black person to serve at the helm in its 150-year history.
The University of California system has named Dr. Michael Drake to replace Janet Napolitano and become its first Black president.
- NBC 7 San Diego July 8, 2020
Dr. Drake-who was formerly president at The Ohio State University-has an expansive career in educational administration. In many of his roles, increasing diversity and...
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