The Cal Alumni Association has named its 2011 Alumnus of the Year: Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will be awarded the association’s highest honor in recognition of his scientific contributions, his commitment to addressing the problem of climate change, and his leadership in energy research and policy.
Today the Cal Alumni Association of the University of California, Berkeley announced that its executive director, R. Tucker “Tuck” Coop, will retire by the end of the calendar year. The association’s Board of Directors plans to engage in an executive search to fill the position. Coop, who will assist with the transition, spent eleven years at the Cal Alumni Association, first as director of CAA’s Lair of the Golden Bear, a summer camp in the Sierra Nevada, and for the past five years as the executive director.
Posted on April 5, 2011 - 12:00pm