Chancellor sends spring message to UCSC community

To: UCSC Community

From: Office of Public Affairs

In a video message to kick off the spring quarter, Chancellor George

Blumenthal highlights recent achievements at UC Santa Cruz, including the fact that UCSC professors won two of 15 UC President's Research Fellowships in the Humanities. The chancellor also hails the first-place trophy four UCSC engineering students won in a recent national robotics competition and notes the campus's increasing popularity among prospective students.

Discussing the state budget, the chancellor notes that UC Santa Cruz has weathered budget crises before, and will weather this one as well. He said he is joining university presidents and chancellors in California to urge the legislature and governor to invest more in higher education.

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