UC Berkeley Chancellor Birgeneau will step down at the end of 2012. He presided over the disastrous campus police beatings of non-violent faculty and student protesters during the past winter's #OccupyCal movement.
UC Berkeley Chancellor Birgeneau Announces He Will Step Down at End of Year
Announcement on UC Berkeley home page. Birgeneau will continue to teach physics at the university. From his university biography: Robert J. Birgeneau