Office of the Chancellor

Campuswide Communications, 2020 Archive


Arrival of COVID-19 Vaccine

Dec. 16, 2020

The first shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has arrived at the UCI Health Medical Center.

Happy Holidays

Dec. 10, 2020

Chancellor Howard Gillman and Dr. Ellen Ruskin-Gillman wish the UCI community a happy holidays.

Passing of William Lillyman

Nov. 30, 2020

William J. Lillyman, professor emeritus, former dean of the School of Humanities, vice chancellor for academic affairs and executive chancellor has passed.

UC’s Commitment to Preserving Jobs

Nov. 23, 2020

Chancellor Gillman provides update on UC President Drake's "Jobs Protection Program".

Be Sure to Vote

Nov. 2, 2020

Chancellor Gillman encourages the Anteater community to participate in election.

Reaffirmation of Policy on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Offenses

Oct. 28, 2020

Chancellor Gillman shares revised policy on sexual harassment.

Search Committee for next Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Oct. 14, 2020

Chancellor Howard Gillman announces formation of a search committee charged with assisting us in appointing our next Provost.

REMINDER: Oct. 14 – UCI Town Hall

Oct. 12, 2020

Chancellor Howard Gillman and Interim Provost Hal Stern host Town Hall for faculty and staff.

Passing of Mario Molina

Oct. 8, 2020

Nobel laureate Mario Molina, who helped reveal damage to the ozone layer, has passed at 77.

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community

Oct. 7, 2020

Chancellor Gillman shares thoughts on the protections and norms of free speech on our campus.

First day of classes

October 1, 2020

Chancellor Gillman welcomes students on the first day of fall quarter.

Public Safety at UCI

August 6, 2020

Yesterday, the Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) wrote to the campus community, outlining critical steps toward community-focused policing. I am writing to underscore my full support for these efforts and to put their efforts in the larger context of our whole university response to the long-overdue national reckoning that we have witnessed since the horrific, brutal, racist killing of George Floyd.

Establishment of the UCI School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

July 30, 2020

I am delighted to announce that this afternoon the University of California Board of Regents voted to establish the UCI School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, elevating the program started in 2006 to full school status. It is only the third school of its type in the UC system.

Campus Update

July 29, 2020

Chancellor GIllman provides and Interim Provost Hal S. Stern share update on our recovery efforts and what the coming months may bring.

Michael Drake appointed UC president

July 7, 2020

Today the board of regents announced that Michael V. Drake, M.D, will be the next president of the University of California.

Renewing our commitment to public health

July 2, 2020

As we head into the 4th of July holiday weekend, when traditionally we gather to celebrate our nation’s founding and enjoy the companionship of family and friends, I write to implore everyone in our UCI community to double down on your personal commitment to do your part to stop the spread of COVID-19.

U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

June 18, 2020

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision that, for the time being, upholds Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

In Support of the African American Community

May 31, 2020

We watched with shock and horror the video of a white policeman callously, even casually, kneeling on the neck of an unarmed and unresisting black man until that man was dead, while other policemen stood by and watched. This brutal and racist act was like something out of Mississippi during Jim Crow, out of the past we don’t acknowledge enough, but it wasn’t. It is our reality, in the here and now, a reality that reflects the harsh, brutal, terrible, ongoing legacy of America’s original sin.

Welcome Admitted Students

May 21, 2020

We are excited to welcome you to our community. Your admission to UCI opens the door to an extraordinary journey at one of the nation’s top ten public universities, where you can experience high-quality research and learning, build a lifetime of relationships and fond memories and, of course, cheer the fiercest mascot in the history of higher education.

What’s Next: A New Day

May 11, 2020

To paraphrase Winston Churchill, we are nearing the end of the beginning. After an anxious two months of sheltering, our community is eager to fully experience the light of a new day.

Appointment of UCI Health CEO

April 2, 2020

Chancellor Gillman and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Steve Goldstein announce that Chad Lefteris has been appointed as CEO of UCI Health.

Guidance on Employment during COVID-19

April 2, 2020

UC President and Chancellors announce no COVID-19 layoffs.

A Message from Chancellor Gillman

March 30, 2020

Chancellor Gillman connects with campus community as Spring quarter begins.

Provost Office Leadership Update

March 24, 2020

Update on the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor.

Meeting Challenges Together

March 13, 2020

Chancellor Gillman addresses campus on COVID-19 situation.

Leadership Organization News

March 11, 2020

Chancellor Gillman provides an update on leadership.

COVID-19: Academic and Operational Activity for Spring

March 10, 2020

Chancellor Gillman shares definitive actions that the campus is taking effective immediately.

Coronavirus planning and preparedness

March 8, 2020

Chancellor Gillman discusses planning for COVID-19.

Preparedness for COVID-19

March 3, 2020

Chancellor Gillman shares updates on enterprise preparedness for COVID-19.

Be Sure to Vote

March 2, 2020

Reminder to vote on March 3.

Reaffirmation of Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy

Feb. 24, 2020

Chancellor Gillman reaffirms nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy.