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February 11, 2010
Working to combat a steep slide in state support for higher education, advocates for the University of California are planning large rallies in Sacramento this spring to persuade lawmakers that public higher education should be a funding priority. Read the story on the UC website.
February 08, 2010
Senator Arlen Specter will join UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann for a town hall meeting to talk about health care reform, federal funding of scientific research and other important issues on February 16.
January 25, 2010
John Plotts, an executive with extensive experience in private industry and the University of California, today joins UCSF as senior vice chancellor of Finance and Administration.
January 20, 2010
For the past eight years, UCSF Medical Center has rewarded performance based on organizational goals through an Incentive Award Program (IAP) across all levels of management and staff. Begun in 2001, the program uses a pay-for-performance approach to focus staff on helping to improve patient safety and quality, patient satisfaction and financial performance throughout the medical center.
January 13, 2010
Nominations are due January 29 for three chancellor’s awards recognizing exception service and management as well as public service.
January 13, 2010
The nomination deadline is this Friday for the annual Chancellor’s Award for the Advancement of Women.
January 08, 2010
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stuck to his promise to hold the line on higher education cuts, unveiling a spending plan Friday that includes $371 million in additional money for UC plus funding for Cal Grants. Read the story on UC website.
January 06, 2010
By Donna Hemmila Vowing to protect higher education funding, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger revealed a bold proposal Wednesday (Jan. 6) to amend the state constitution to shift money from prisons to higher education. Read full story on the UC Newsroom website.
January 05, 2010
UCSF is offering students increased support – financial, educational and social – to help maintain its competitiveness as an accredited health sciences university.
January 05, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, today announced the appointment of John Plotts for the position of senior vice chancellor of Finance and Administration subject to approval by the Regents.