2024-25 Academic Salary Program Confirmed

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Dear colleagues, As a follow up to the April 10, 2024, email announcing a possible increase to the academic salary program for ladder rank, non-represented faculty, and policy covered non-faculty academic appointees for 2024-25, I am pleased to confirm that the increase has officially been approved. Policy covered non-faculty academic appointees: Salary scales will increase…

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Campus Climate

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Dear UC Irvine Community, In a normal academic year, we would now be celebrating faculty accomplishments, wishing our students well on their final exams, and congratulating our graduates on their achievements. However, this year has been far from normal. In light of recent global and local events, we are deeply concerned about the distress experienced…

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Temporary Halt to UAW Strike

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Dear campus community, Today a Superior Court judge granted the University of California a temporary restraining order (TRO) which halts the illegal systemwide strike by UAW-represented employees for the next 20 days, beginning immediately. Here is additional information from the Office of the President: “Today at 3:30 p.m., Judge Sherman in Orange County granted the…

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UAW Strike to Begin June 5

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Dear colleagues, United Auto Workers Local 4811, which represents Academic Student Employees (Teaching Assistants, Readers, and Tutors), Graduate Student Researchers, Academic Researchers, and Postdoctoral Scholars, has called on its members at UC Irvine to strike beginning Wednesday, June 5. Faculty and researchers should take steps to prepare for instructional and research continuity. Please refer to…

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April 11 Town Hall: Mission-Based Budget Framework

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Dear colleagues, Please register to attend our upcoming town hall, where campus leadership will provide an overview of the proposed mission-based budget framework for academic units. The objectives of the mission-based budget framework are as follows: Align resources with UC Irvine’s strategic goals and mission. Enhance transparency and accountability in financial management. Improve resource planning…

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Reminder to Vote on or Before March 5

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Dear campus community, You will have the opportunity to cast your ballot in the 2024 Primary Election on or before Tuesday, March 5. All UCI community members are encouraged to take part in the election and make your voices heard. Voting in Orange County is easy and secure. In-person same-day registration and voting If you…

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Research Security and International Engagement Update

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Dear campus community, International scholars and collaborators significantly enrich UCI’s community through their research, teaching and related activities, whether these occur at UCI or abroad. These activities, which are vital for advancing knowledge, educating students, and fostering innovation, also align with our core values and institutional mission. UCI embraces and champions responsible international engagements that…

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Feb. 6 Town Hall: Financial Stability Plan and New Budget Model

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Dear colleagues, As announced earlier this month, you are invited to join us for a virtual town hall meeting where we will share progress on UCI’s Financial Stability Plan and concepts to shape a new budget model. Town Hall Details: Tuesday, February 6 12-1 p.m. Register for the virtual town hall and submit questions in advance. Closed captioning will be available.…

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Happy New Year

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Happy New Year Wishing you and your loved ones a happy and healthy new year. Hal Stern Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Chancellor’s Professor, Department of Statistics

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