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William Kidder
University of California, Riverside

Bill Kidder currently serves as an associate vice chancellor at the University of California, Riverside, where he is the chief compliance officer and oversees a number of offices charged with upholding the university’s non-discrimination obligations, including Title IX. He served as the university’s assistant provost for six years and previously worked as an administrator at the UC Office of the President and at UC Davis. Kidder has authored a number of articles, book chapters and papers on affirmative action and the “mismatch” debate, including a research paper for the Educational Testing Service and pieces in the Journal of College & University Law, Stanford Law Review, Texas Law Review and elsewhere. He was cited in Justice Sotomayor’s dissenting opinion in last year’s Schuette v. Coalition Supreme Court case. Kidder serves on the board of Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education. He earned his law and bachelor’s degrees from UC Berkeley.