• September 28, 2010

    Interim Dean of the School of Nursing

    I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Sally Rankin has agreed to serve as the Interim Dean of the School of Nursing, effective October 1, 2010. Sally brings a wealth of leadership experience to this role. She began her academic career here at UCSF, completing her PhD in 1988 and joining the faculty.

  • 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.