Universities: The Climate at Berkeley

To mutinous students at the Berkeley campus, the University of California's board of regents last week "reconfirmed" itself as the "ultimate authority for student discipline," and then moved in the direction of granting the major student demand.

President Clark Kerr opened the meeting in the paneled Regents' Room of the University's Los Angeles campus with a long report on such scholarly research as treatment for fruit canker and survival of the condor. Finally, he brought up the subjects that had summoned Governor Pat Brown from Sacramento and newsmen from all over the state. Should the 23 regents under Chairman Edward...