Monday 14 October 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 Chancellor Search Advisory Committee hosted town hall sessions for faculty, staff and students to further explore the priorities of the campus community when it comes to selecting UC Merced's top leader. View the recordings of all sessions here.
In choosing UC Merced's next chancellor, it's important to invite all members of the campus community to participate in the conversation. To capture the thoughts and opinions of alumni, a conference call will take place at the following dates and times:
These are open sessions. Participation is only available via the call-in number at 1-669-900-6833 (Meeting ID: 209 228 4484). These sessions provide an opportunity for UC Merced alumni to express their thoughts regarding what they see as opportunities and challenges, as well as characteristics, they want the Search Advisory Committee to consider in the next UC Merced Chancellor.