Invite the Chancellor

Thank you for your interest in inviting Chancellor Gillman to participate in your event. To aid in this process and to facilitate scheduling, please follow the steps below.

External Events

Please contact:
Salina Miranda
Executive Assistant to the Chancellor

University of California, Irvine
510 Aldrich Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-1900

Phone: 949-824-9506

Internal Events

The following form should be used by internal UCI departments.

Event Request Form

If the chancellor has agreed to participate in your event, you will be asked to submit the following event related documents found below.

Event Scenario Guest List

Additional event planning resources can be found on UCI Special Events & Protocol website. If you have questions or need assistance regarding the templates above, please contact

Introducing the Chancellor

Please use the following approved text when introducing the chancellor at special events.

Introduction for Chancellor Gillman (full length)

Howard Gillman became the sixth chancellor of the University of California, Irvine in September 2014.

Under Chancellor Gillman’s leadership, UCI has been consistently ranked in the top 10 of all public universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report; received national acclaim as the university “doing the most for the American dream”; and expanded its capacity to improve lives in our region and around the world.

Chancellor Gillman grew up in North Hollywood and was a first-generation college student, earning bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in political science at UCLA. An award-winning scholar and teacher of the American Constitution and the Supreme Court, his most recent book, co-authored with Erwin Chemerinsky, is The Religion Clauses: The Case for Separating Church and State.

Introduction for Chancellor Gillman (abbreviated length)

Please welcome the sixth chancellor of UCI, Dr. Howard Gillman.