UCI UCPath Project Executive Sponsor Update #1


UCI’s implementation of UCPath will begin in December 2019. This regular executive sponsor message aims to keep the campus community informed by providing a project status update and employee action items to help prepare for UCPath. Project Status Update UCI remains on track for the implementation and deployment of UCPath. Currently, just over 40% of…

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Establishment of the Connected Learning Lab as a provisional Organized Research Unit

Mizuko Ito

Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to announce the establishment of UC Irvine’s first provisional Organized Research Unit (proORU), the Connected Learning Lab (CLL) under the Direction of Professor Mizuko Ito.  The CLL’s focus is evidence-based research and design of learning technologies, with an emphasis on digital equity and wellness. Building on a foundation of more…

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Director and Founding Dean, School of Population Health

Bernadette Boden-Albala

Dear colleagues, On behalf of Chancellor Gillman, it is our privilege to announce that Bernadette Boden-Albala, Dr.P.H., has been appointed director and founding dean of UCI’s planned School of Population Health in the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences. Dr. Boden-Albala will join us in July from New York University’s College of Global…

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Interim Chief Information Officer Announcement

interim chief information officer announcement

I write to update you on transition plans since the November announcement of UCI Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor Dana Roode’s retirement on June 30. Effective April 1, I am appointing Kian Colestock to serve as Interim Chief Information Officer. Kian currently serves as Associate Chief Information Officer and has been an integral…

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Strategic Plan Progress Report and 2019 Faculty Academic Forums

strategic plan

We are pleased to report UCI’s progress toward the aspirations outlined in the strategic plan, progress made possible by the dedication and contributions from our world-class faculty and staff. We are grateful for the efforts of all campus participants who helped UCI prosper and to the Academic Planning group for coordination and support of the…

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Annual Cyber Security Mandatory Training

cyber security

Dear colleagues, Protecting UCI’s data and information is vital to the security of our future and a responsibility that each of us share every day. As you are aware, the threat of cyberattacks continues to grow and can put our intellectual property, personal information and research in jeopardy. A major security breach is not only…

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Nina Bandelj, the New Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development

nina bandelj

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that Nina Bandelj, professor of sociology and co-director of the Center for Organizational Research, will be joining my core leadership team as Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development. In this new role, Professor Bandelj will be responsible for supporting, planning and directing a variety of faculty-focused programs, evaluating…

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