University Of California President Janet Napolitano Announces Plans To Step Down
University of California President Janet Napolitano has announced she plans to step down in August 2020.
Napolitano made the announcement Wednesday at a meeting of the university's Board of Regents.
A former U.S. secretary of homeland security and Democratic governor of Arizona, Napolitano became the first woman to lead the 10-campus University of California system in September 2013.
Napolitano said in a statement that the decision to step down was tough and bittersweet, "But the time is right."
She did not elaborate.