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1950 School of Criminology established at Berkeley.
1951 College of Letters and Science at Davis enrolled its first student.
  UC Berkeley professors Edwin M. McMillan and Glenn T. Seaborg receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
1952 Clark Kerr named first chancellor at Berkeley.
  Raymond B. Allen named chancellor at. Los Angeles; name of the Los Angeles campus changed to University of California, Los Angeles.
  Stanley B. Freeborn named first provost at Davis; title changed to chancellor in 1958.
1954 College of Letters and Science opened at Riverside.
  Santa Barbara campus moved to Goleta site.
1955 Clark George Kuebler named provost at Santa Barbara.
  Herbert C. Moffitt Hospital opened in San Francisco.
1956 Herman T. Spieth named provost of the Riverside campus; title changed to chancellor in 1958.
  Elmer R. Nobel named acting-provost at Santa Barbara; title changed to vice-chancellor and acting chief campus officer in 1958.
1958 Clark Kerr elected President of the University upon Sproul's retirement.
  Glenn T. Seaborg named chancellor at Berkeley.
  John B. deC. M. Saunders named first provost at San Francisco; title changed to chancellor in 1964.
  Santa Barbara designated a general campus of the University and renamed the University of California, Santa Barbara.
  Regents authorized establishment of an Institute of Technology and Engineering at La Jolla (now the School of Science and Engineering).
  School of Dentistry established at Los Angeles.
1959 Vern O. Knudsen named chancellor at Los Angeles.
  Emil M. Mrak named chancellor at Davis; Regents declared Davis a general campus of the University.
  Samuel B. Gould named first chancellor at Santa Barbara.
  Regents approved development of the La Jolla site as a general University campus; named University of California, San Diego in 1960.
  Site on the Irvine Ranch in Orange county tentatively selected for new campus of the University.
  College of Environmental Design established at Berkeley.
  UC Berkeley professors Emilio G. Segre and Owen Chamberlain receive the Nobel Prize in Physics


 

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