Rescheduling School of Engineering Dean Finalists, Campus Visit

To: UCSC Faculty and Staff

From: School of Engineering Search Committee Chair Joel Ferguson

On behalf of the School of Engineering Dean Search Committee, I write to inform you that due to inclement weather and subsequent flight cancellations in the Midwest, Dr. Spong's campus visit has been rescheduled from tomorrow and Friday to next Thursday and Friday, February 14-15. While this is not ideal, it is unavoidable and we will provide you with updated information regarding Dr. Spong's upcoming visit as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

* Professor Bahram Ravani will visit on Monday, February 4 and Tuesday, February 5 Interim Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering UC Davis


* Professor Mark Spong will visit on Thursday, February 14 and Friday, February 15 Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

* Professor Jean-Luc Gaudiot will visit Thursday, February 28 and Friday, February 29 Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science UC Irvine

The scholarly talk and the Dean's vision talk are both open meetings, and as members of our campus community you are encouraged to attend. Please visit: to view the candidates' CVs, along with the date, time and location of each of the talks, and the abstract for their scholarly talk.

Your interest in this search is greatly appreciated. Please contact any member of the search committee if you have any questions.

* Joel Ferguson - Search Committee Chair, Provost, Crown College, Professor, Computer Engineering -

* Gary Glatzmaier - Professor, Earth Sciences -

* Claire Gu - Professor, Electrical Engineering -

* Jorge Hankamer - Professor, Linguistics -

* Tracy Larrabee - Professor, Computer Engineering -

* Abe Seiden - Director, SCIPP; Professor, Physics -

Staff to Committee:

Alison Trybom, Executive Assistant to Campus Provost/EVC Kliger -