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  • Becky Petitt Named UC San Diego’s Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

    Following a comprehensive nationwide search, the University of California, San Diego announces the appointment of Becky Petitt as Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (VC-EDI), effective March 23, 2015. She will serve as the lead senior executive responsible for providing a holistic and…

  • First UC San Diego MacArthur Foundation Chair Holders Named

    For the first time, two distinguished UC San Diego faculty have been appointed to hold University of California endowed faculty chairs supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, in areas of particular interest to the Foundation. UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla has appointed…

  • Cross-Cultural Center Celebrates 20 Years

    In the mid-1990s, a shrinking number of students from underrepresented groups and an increasingly hostile state and national climate to people of color strained race relations at the University of California, San Diego. Through protest, signature gathering and teach-ins, students from the Student Affirmative…

  • UC San Diego Raises $148.3 Million in Private Support

    The University of California, San Diego—recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide—raised $148.3 million in private support in fiscal year 2013-2014. Nearly 30,000 donors helped to fund UC San Diego’s strategic plan commitment to being a student-centered, research-focused,…

  • UC San Diego LGBT Center Begins 15 Year Anniversary with Transgender Symposium

    The UC San Diego Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center will begin a year-long celebration of 15 years on UC San Diego’s campus with a transgender symposium on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Student Services Center Multipurpose Room on the main campus in La Jolla.

  • A Former Food Desert Now Feeds a Community’s Spirit

    In Southeastern San Diego, local residents are transforming a 20,000-square-foot vacant urban lot into a community focal point for healthy place making. Formerly a food desert—a city area that lacks supermarkets or farmers markets—the Ocean View Growing Grounds offers a gathering place for people…

  • UC San Diego Names Pierre Ouillet Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer

    Pierre Ouillet has been appointed UC San Diego’s first Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer, serving as the senior executive officer for all of the campus’s financial resources. A member of the Chancellor’s executive cabinet, Ouillet will join UC San Diego in November 2014. His selection…

  • UC San Diego’s Black Resource Center Offers New Student Transition Activities

    New UC San Diego students participated in inaugural first-year transition activities offered Sept. 27 through the Black Resource Center’s Success Institute. The one-day program, offered at no expense, is designed to foster a strong sense of community for students, connecting first-year and transfer…