Updates Regarding New Labor Agreements

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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 – Winter 2023

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Dear colleagues, I write to provide an update on the campus financial plan. In the fall 2022 campus financial update, deans, vice chancellors, and similar unit leaders were asked to develop multi-year plans to address a $90 million structural deficit in core campus support funds*. I want to thank the faculty and staff who contributed to…

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Fan-Gang Zeng Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce that Fan-Gang Zeng, professor of otolaryngology in the School of Medicine, professor of biomedical engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering, and director of the UCI Center for Hearing Research, has been elected an international member of the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest distinctions for…

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Six Honored as AAAS Fellows

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Dear colleagues, I am pleased to share that six UCI researchers have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. It is my honor to acknowledge these extraordinary scholars for their accomplishments, which have significantly contributed to a broad range of fields. With this 2022 cohort, UCI has 203 AAAS fellows.…

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UCI Faculty Academy for Teaching Excellence Inaugural Class

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Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce the formation of the UCI Faculty Academy for Teaching Excellence (FATE) and the inaugural class of fellows. FATE is a community of faculty from across campus with a shared desire to promote student success through teaching. Members of FATE will meet regularly to discuss all aspects of the…

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Campus Site Visit, February 15-17: WASC Reaccreditation

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Dear campus community, UCI is preparing for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) site visit associated with the reaffirmation of our accreditation (hereafter referred to as reaccreditation). WSCUC is a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. WSCUC…

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