UC Regents decide to expand UC system, including possible Orange County site

January 01, 1957 possible Orange County site

Clark Kerr took the reins as University of California president in 1957 and made finding room for a projected tidal wave of young people his top priority. Under the state’s new Master Plan for Higher Education of 1960 – which guaranteed “educational access for all”– three new University of California campuses were placed on the assembly line.