• September 16, 2010

    Nominations for UCSF Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award

    I write to request nominations for the 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award. Each year three individuals—one academic, one staff, and one student/resident/postdoctoral scholar—may be selected to receive this award in recognition of extraordinary leadership and inspiration in furthering the goal of achieving greater cultural and ethnic diversity within the UCSF community.

  • September 1, 2010

    First anniversary - an update

    Dear Colleagues:

    August marks the one-year anniversary of my start as chancellor of UCSF.

    This is a great opportunity for me to update the UCSF community about recent news and to highlight some of the accomplishments of the past year through a new video, which we posted today. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-uTczDJ7b4

  • September 1, 2010

    Members, University of California Community

    I am writing to let you know that within the next few days, the Task Force on Post-Employment Benefits will send me its final report and recommendations on ways to make UC’s retiree health and pension programs financially sustainable.

  • August 19, 2010

    Search Begins for the Vice Chancellor-Diversity and Outreach

    I am very pleased to announce that the search for the new position of the Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Outreach is now underway. Earlier this year, the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee for Academic Diversity (CACAD) formed a Subcommittee on Outreach and Diversity, which was charged with developing a single, consolidated proposal for the coordination of diversity initiatives at UCSF.