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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Public forums announced for vice chancellor for Student Affairs candidates

The recruitment advisory committee for the vice chancellor for Student Affairs has scheduled interviews as well as public forums for two candidates.

The first candidate’s public forum will be held Monday, June 3 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Mondavi Center’s Vanderhoef Studio Theatre. The second candidate’s forum will be Tuesday, June 4 at the same time and location.

The candidates’ names and CVs will be posted 48 hours prior to the interviews on Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi’s initiatives site, here.

Members of the campus community are encouraged to attend these meetings and send comments about the candidates to vcstudentaffairssearch@ucdavis.edu within 48 hours of the second forum.

Adela de la Torre is serving as interim vice chancellor through July 31, or until her replacement is appointed. She was formerly chair of the Chicana/o Studies Department, and in her interim role, receives an annual base salary of $235,998, according to Dateline. She replaced Fred Wood, who left UC Davis last June to become chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Crookston.

The vice chancellor for Student Affairs manages more than 750 employees and an annual operating budget of $657 million. Student Affairs oversees enrollment services, academic support, student housing, student health and psychological services, student life, campus community and campus climate, internships and career services, campus unions, the UC Davis stores and other capital projects.

5/30/12 UPDATE

A third candidate has been added to present on Wednesday, June 5, at the same time and location as the other two forums.

Each candidate will make a public presentation on their vision, which will be followed by a facilitated question and answer session. Refreshments will be provided.

— Janelle Bitker


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