Updates Regarding New Labor Agreements

A cherry blossom tree along near the University Club blooms in the morning sun. Photo: Steve Zylius/UCI photo: Steve Zylius/UCI

Dear colleagues, I write to provide updates related to what the campus is doing regarding the UAW strike and the resulting agreements. At the outset, I should say that we do not yet know the answers to all of your questions. Nonetheless, knowing that you are eager for updates, let me share what we do…

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Campus Financial Update – Fall 2022

Roses bloom in front of Aldrich Hall

Dear colleagues, All UCI faculty and staff received a July 8 campus budget update message announcing 3% across-the-board base budget reductions to core fund budgets for the 2022-23 fiscal year. We are writing to provide information on the financial stability planning process being implemented to address the projected structural deficit and better position the campus…

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Indoor masking reinstated

Peter the Anteater says, "Mask Up!"

Dear Campus Community: The upward trend of COVID-19 cases in our region has caused Orange County to move into the “high community transmission” level per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. The CDC recommends masking indoors for regions with high community transmission. Face coverings required indoors As a result, UCI will re-implement a…

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Campus Financial Update

aldrich hall

Dear colleagues, In fall 2021, I convened a campus budget workgroup—comprising members of the budget office, Academic Senate representatives, and school and administrative leaders—to assist in developing a multi-year plan to resolve a projected structural deficit in the general campus’s core operating budget (which excludes the medical center and auxiliaries such as housing and dining).…

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