We have long lived by principles that define and differentiate us. These include excellence and inclusion, centerpieces for all of UC Berkeley. As part of a world-renowned university, we are inspired and expected to achieve excellence in all that we do. Differences in thought, too, are a Berkeley hallmark — our broad mix of cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives has always led to more creative outcomes. For the Haas School, there are four principles that, taken together, sharply define us relative to our peers.
Sabrina Simmons, BS 85, CFO of Gap Inc., delivered the 2010 undergraduate commencement address, focusing on the Berkeley-Haas Defining Principles. Read transcript >