Potential Federal Government Shutdown on October 1

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Dear campus community, As many of you are aware, federal lawmakers have until midnight on September 30, 2023, to pass funding legislation. Should they fail to do so, parts of the federal government are expected to shut down on October 1, 2023. Please know that we, along with the UC Office of the President and…

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Strategic Campuswide Cost Savings Project Update

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Dear colleagues, As part of my winter campus financial update, I indicated that campuswide cost savings and operational efficiencies can be an important part of our financial stability plan. I write to provide more information about this effort and invite your participation. As members of the Campus Budget Workgroup have spoken with faculty and staff…

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Reaffirmation of Accreditation

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Dear campus community: We are delighted to share that UCI’s academic accreditation has been successfully reaffirmed by the WASC Senior College & University Commission (WSCUC). WSCUC accreditation aids institutions in developing and sustaining effective educational programs and assures the educational community and the general public that an accredited institution has met rigorous standards of quality…

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2023-24 Academic Salary Program for Ladder Rank and Non-Represented Faculty

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Dear colleagues, The UC Office of the President has announced the academic salary program for ladder rank and non-represented faculty for 2023-24. This salary program is contingent upon an allocation currently in the State budget and requires approval from the State Legislature and the governor. If approved, the salary scales for ladder rank faculty and…

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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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Happy New Year

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Happy New Year Best wishes for a bright new year. Hal Stern Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Chancellor’s Professor, Department of Statistics

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Reminder to Vote on or Before Nov. 8

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Dear campus community, On or before Tuesday, Nov. 8, you will have the opportunity to cast your ballot in the 2022 General Election. 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 voting If you are not registered…

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Reminder: Annual Cyber Security Training

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Dear colleagues, As you may know, October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. Protecting UCI’s data and information is vital and a responsibility that each of us share. The threat of cyberattacks continues to grow and can put UCI’s intellectual property, personal information and research in jeopardy. A major security breach is not only complex and…

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2022 Community Safety Survey Results

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Dear campus community, Administered from February to April, the purpose of the 2022 Community Safety Survey was to provide UCI community members an opportunity to share their experiences and perceptions of the UCI Police Department and to hear suggestions for ways to improve campus safety. Such input previously helped form the 2021 report from the UCI…

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Campus Financial Update – Fall 2022

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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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