Campus visits of finalists for vice chancellor of research

To: UCSC Staff and Faculty

From: Alison Galloway, Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor

The search committee for the vice chancellor of research has identified two finalists who will be visiting campus in early May. I encourage you to make a note on your calendar and plan to attend.

Each candidate will present a vision talk followed by a discussion session. These visits are your opportunity to meet the candidates, ask questions, and share your impressions regarding their qualifications with the search committee. Details of the 90-minute sessions are as follows:

• Friday, May 3, at 9 a.m. in the College 9 and College 10 Multipurpose Room: Candidate Morris Foster, associate vice president for strategic planning, Norman and Health Sciences Center campuses of the University of Oklahoma

• Tuesday, May 7, at 9 a.m. in the Merrill College Cultural Center: Candidate Richard Billo, interim associate vice president for research at the University of Texas at Arlington

Full details, including the candidates' CVs and letters of interest, are available online.

The vice chancellor of research is a critical position for the campus. The outcome of this search will be enhanced by widespread input. The Search Committee and I hope you will participate.