A Pragmatist, UCLA's Chancellor Runs Into Protests and PoliticsAlbert Carnesale

He wants to focus on academic issues; students demand vocal opposition to Proposition 209

With great pride, Chancellor Albert Carnesale announced last March that the University of California at Los Angeles had just admitted the most academically competitive freshman class in its history. The proclamation underscored his plans to make U.C.L.A. one of the world's best universities. It was also a