April 16, 2015

We are thrilled to announce the creation of a new faculty leadership position, the Associate Vice Chancellor of Arts and Design, and equally delighted to inform you that Professor Shannon Jackson has agreed to take on this role.  As the current Director of the Arts Research Center, and the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Professor of Rhetoric and of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, Shannon is uniquely qualified and positioned to develop and advance our aspirations in the realm of the Arts and Design.

March 18, 2015

We are delighted to announce that GEORGE BRESLAUER has agreed to be recalled to serve as the first UC Berkeley Faculty Director of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. Professor Breslauer, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emeritus, is being recalled to serve as a bridge to lead in the transition of the Downtown Magnes from its current association with the Bancroft Library to become part of the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

January 13, 2015

UC Berkeley NewsCenter

November 24, 2014

It is with great pleasure that we announce Professor Emerita Carol T. Christ as the director of the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE).  Director Christ’s appointment will begin on January 1, 2015.  Carol Christ brings to this position her comprehensive leadership experience, deep knowledge of the Berkeley campus, and a forward-looking perspective for the Center.

November 20, 2014

I am pleased to announce that, following a campus-wide search, Professor Fiona Doyle has accepted appointment to the position of Dean of the Graduate Division.  Fiona will begin her new role on January 1, 2015.  She brings an abundance of campus leadership experience to this position, as well as extensive administrative experience in her many roles at the College of Engineering.  As the Chancellor and I believe that the importance of fundraising will only grow, she will also bring strengths in this crucial area, building on the excellent work of her predecessors in the Graduate Division.

September 26, 2014

To UC Berkeley’s Faculty, Students, Staff and Alumni,

January 27, 2014

October 30, 2013


The University of California, Berkeley is recruiting the first Faculty Director to lead the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.   

October 29, 2013

I am writing to invite nominations and applications for the position of Dean, Berkeley Law.

August 29, 2013

Reports of the Indirect Cost Recovery (ICR) working group and BEAR (Berkeley Excellence Accounts for Research) support program.

Dear Colleagues:

June 7, 2013

Office of the Chancellor

Updates on the search to replace Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer, who is retiring at the end of 2013.

May 6, 2013

April 4, 2013

November 6, 2012

The Commission on the Future of the UC Berkeley Library has been charged by Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer and Academic Senate Chair Christina Maslach with studying the current state of the University Library and envisioning its future.  The Commission plans to undertake a wide-ranging inquiry, including hearings with stakeholders and an academic symposium with national library leaders. 

September 13, 2012