In Memorium

Carroll Brentano

Research Associate

As we celebrate the contributions of women staff to the University, Dr. Carroll Brentano quickly springs to mind for150W recognition. She received her PhD from Berkeley in 1967 in art history and taught art history courses at UC Davis, San Jose State, Hayward State, and St. Mary's College. For a number of years she led programs in Rome, Florence, and Venice for the UC Extension Scholars Abroad program. It is her untiring work on Berkeley campus history which has been the inspiration of much of the women’s history we have compiled that I wish to honor. Carroll was a founder,...

David P. Gardner

President Emeritus
University of California; University of Utah; Hewlett Foundation

Remembering David P. Gardner, historic advocate for California higher education: A leader of remarkable vision, the former UC president left an imprint on American education.

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Karl S. Pister

Chancellor Emeritus, UC Santa Cruz and Former Director, CSHE

Karl S. Pister was a CSHE faculty affiliate and served as director of the Center from 2002 to 2004.

Pister was the Chancellor Emeritus of the University of California, Santa Cruz, former Vice President for Educational Outreach of the University of California, and chair of the governing board of the California Council on Science and Technology. Prior to retirement he completed five decades of service to higher education, beginning his career in higher education as Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at UC Berkeley. He served as Chairman of the Division of...