U. of California Suspends Unpopular New Logo

It’s good news for 54,000 petition signers, as UC announced on Friday that it would stop using the monogram. The logo had riled up students, staff, and alumni, who found it juvenile, silly, and “corporate.”

Daniel M. Dooley,, senior VP for external relations said in a press release, “While I believe the design element in question would win wide acceptance over time, it also is important that we listen to and respect what has been a significant negative response by students, alumni and other members of our community.

Therefore, I have instructed the communications team to suspend further use of the monogram.”

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