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This Week Lead Story


Welcome, new and returning students, faculty and staff. We begin a new academic year with a lot of momentum toward our Strategic Plan goals. It was a year and a half ago that we collectively developed our framework for excellence, and you are the reason we are making so much progress. We are reporting our advances on and, for this letter series, I’d like to focus on our plans and investments to improve our campus and our impact. There is much to report, so I will focus on our student-centered initiatives in this letter, and will cover our research-focused and service-oriented efforts in subsequent letters during the fall quarter. Read More »

Private Support Story

UC San Diego Raises $177.5 Million to Break Campus Fundraising Record

Today, UC San Diego celebrates its latest breakthrough—a record-breaking year of private support for the campus. UC San Diego raised 20 percent more during fiscal year 2014-15 compared to the previous year, with over 43,000 gifts and grants totaling $177.5 million. Read More »