Campuswide Communications, 2020 Archive
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 2, 2020
UC President and Chancellors announce no COVID-19 layoffs.
March 30, 2020
Chancellor Gillman connects with campus community as Spring quarter begins.
March 24, 2020
Update on the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor.
March 13, 2020
Chancellor Gillman addresses campus on COVID-19 situation.
March 11, 2020
Chancellor Gillman provides an update on leadership.
March 10, 2020
Chancellor Gillman shares definitive actions that the campus is taking effective immediately.