Office of the Chancellor

Feb. 12 - Michael Drake

Section 1

Michael Drake

Michael V. Drake, M.D., has served as the chancellor of UC Irvine since 2005. Under his leadership the university has earned international renown as the number one university in the United States under 50 years of age; increased the number of applicants for undergraduate admission by more than 90 percent; increased the four-year graduation rate by more than 18 percent; stressed values-based decision-making; and added new programs in law, public health, pharmaceutical sciences and nursing science.