"My time at UC has been deeply gratifying and rewarding. I have been honored and inspired every day to serve this institution alongside incredibly dedicated, passionate people," Napolitano said in a statement. "The decision was tough - and this moment, bittersweet - but the time is right."
"We have a moral responsibility to take swift action on climate change," UC President Janet Napolitano said. "This declaration reaffirms UC's commitment to addressing one of the greatest existential threats of our time."