Museum Director, UCI Institute and Museum for California Art

Kim Kanatani

On behalf of Chancellor Gillman, it is our privilege to announce that Kim Kanatani has been appointed the first museum director of the UCI Institute and Museum for California Art. A nationally renowned museum leader, Kim will join UCI in August from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, where she serves as deputy…

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TechnoExpo on October 9

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In partnership with key campus academic and administrative units, UCI’s Office of Information Technology is coordinating TechnoExpo, a campuswide technology event for faculty and staff. This event is designed to highlight many of the technology products and services already available to support academic and administrative activities and to share information about new services that are…

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Vice Provost for Academic Planning Transition

Judith Stepan-Norris

Dear colleagues, As a next step in her 29 years of service at UCI, Judith Stepan-Norris will be transitioning from her role as vice provost for academic planning back to the faculty, effective August 31, 2019. Dr. Stepan-Norris will take a sabbatical to resume work on a book about the U.S. labor movement over the…

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Dean, School of Physical Sciences

James Bullock

Dear colleagues, On behalf of Chancellor Gillman, it is my privilege to announce that James Bullock has been appointed dean of UCI’s School of Physical Sciences, effective July 1, 2019. A member of the UCI faculty since 2004, Professor Bullock has served as director of the UCI Center for Cosmology and chair of the physics…

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Paul Merage School of Business Dean Transition

Paul Merage School of Business building

Dear colleagues, After serving nearly 20 years as an academic leader at multiple institutions, Dean of the Paul Merage School of Business Eric Spangenberg has decided to start a new chapter and transition to a faculty position where he can reengage with full-time scholarship in the Merage School following the 2019-20 academic year. During Dean…

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Measles Update

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Dear colleagues, Below is an update with new information about the measles case that was shared with you last week. We are pleased to report that the UCI student with measles has been cleared from infectious status by the local Health Department. We have also been informed that a second, more specific molecular test confirmed…

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Chancellor’s Distinguished Speaker Series Call for Nominations

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Dear colleagues, Nominations are now being accepted for the Chancellor’s Distinguished Speaker Series for the academic years 2019-20 and 2020-21. The Chancellor’s Distinguished Speaker Series is intended to support short-term campus visits by distinguished scholars or other influential people from nonacademic professions who will enrich university life through their contact with students, faculty and the…

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Faculty Honored by American Academy of Arts & Sciences and Royal Society

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Dear colleagues, I am pleased to share the news that two UCI faculty members are being honored for remarkable contributions in their respective fields. Clare Yu, professor of physics & astronomy, has been named a fellow by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies. Fellows…

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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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