EVCP Alivisatos routinely commissions small task forces and working groups to study and develop solutions to various campus issues. Task forces and working groups are listed below. Click each group name to view its specific charge and other documents.

Current initiatives:

Enrollment Management Working Group

The Enrollment Management Working Group has been tasked with creating a strategic, meaningful approach to both short and long-term enrollment growth for the UC Berkeley campus.

Key documents:

Housing Initiative

In the Fall of 2016, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks charged the Housing Master Plan Task Force to create a long-term plan to address the need for affordable, convenient housing for undergraduate and graduate students as well as postdoctoral scholars and faculty. 

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Incentives Working Group

The Incentives Working Group is exploring how best to provide incentives for units to raise funds for faculty positions, how to ensure units maintain a fiscally and pedagogically responsible mix of types of faculty members, and how we can improve campus strategic planning and budgeting processes.

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Past initiatives:

Data Science Planning Initiative

The Data Science Planning Initiative was an effort to develop integrated plans for data science teaching and research appropriate to the diverse interests and strengths of the Berkeley campus, and to recommend structures that would coordinate data science campus-wide.

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Public and Common Good Working Group

The Public and Common Good Working Group intends to assess the current state of and make recommendations about funding for public and common goods (enterprise administrative services, information technology services, etc.) on the Berkeley campus.

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For inquiries related to these task forces and working groups, please contact evcp@berkeley.edu.