Friday 23 August 2019
The Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the University of California, Merced, and is responsible to the President. Within the scope of University policy, the Chancellor exercises broad authority over and is responsible for all aspects of campus administration.
All members of the UC Merced community are invited to share their perspectives about the next chancellor for UC Merced. Comments submitted via an online survey form will be shared with the advisory committee. The form allows for anonymous submissions.
All members of the community and other members of the public may also email the hiring firm at MercedChancellor@imsearch.com. All comments, issues, concerns and suggestions received through this process will be reviewed and shared with the advisory committee as appropriate.
The advisory committee will be involved in recruiting, screening and conducting interviews with candidates. The committee's work will be scheduled so that candidates can be presented to President Janet Napolitano for consideration and a recommended nominee submitted to the UC Board of Regents for approval, tentatively by May 2020. The members of the advisory committee are:
On Oct. 2, the search advisory committee will host a series of town hall sessions at the university's California Room on campus at the following times:
These sessions will be livestreamed and recorded for later viewing. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend any session that suits their schedule, even if not at the designated time for their stakeholder group.