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UC President Mark Yudof Announces Pradeep Khosla as His Selection for UC San Diego Chancellor

University of California President Mark G. Yudof announced today that he has selected Pradeep K. Khosla, dean of Carnegie Mellon University’s highly regarded College of Engineering, to serve as the eighth chancellor of UC San Diego. Citing Dean Khosla’s accomplishments as a leader, educator and researcher, Yudof said he emerged as the top candidate after an international search. During his tenure as dean, Khosla initiated undergraduate curriculum reform, successful diversity efforts, multidisciplinary and multi-college research centers, multidisciplinary graduate offerings, and international programs. Details of the appointment will be voted on at the May 16 meeting of the UC Board of Regents. If approved, Khosla will succeed Marye Anne Fox on Aug. 1, who will continue serving as chancellor until then.  Read More »