Education: Vacancy at Berkeley

For six years, Berkeley's chancellor, Roger Heyns. 52, did his best to cool down the original hotbed of U.S. student activism. Last year he was unfairly blamed for the way police handled student demands that one of the university's empty lots be turned into a "people's park." While zealously removing demonstrators, the police and National Guardsmen left one man dead, 150 people injured and nearly 900 arrested, many of them innocent bystanders. But apart from that crisis, Heyns was widely admired for starting an ethnic studies program, aiding poor students and dealing fairly and firmly with both radicals and the...

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