University of California President Mark Yudof gestures during a news conference at a UC Regents meeting in San Francisco, Wednesday, July 18, 2012, after a UC regent committee voted to freeze undergraduate tuition this fall and endorse Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative.
After five years of serving as president of the University of California system, Mark Yudof is retiring. We know he plans to leave in late August, less clear is who will replace him. What's for sure is that whoever takes on the job will face all sorts of challenges.