Search for UC President 2013
In January, University of California President Mark G. Yudof announced that his tenure as President will come to a close on August 31, 2013.
The Chairman of the Board of Regents has appointed a Special Committee to Consider the Selection of a President, and to recommend to the Board an appointment. The Special Committee will develop a plan for recruiting, screening and conducting interviews for the position. An Academic Advisory Committee is appointed to assist the Special Committee in screening candidates. Additionally, the Academic Advisory Committee and Alumni, Student and Staff Advisory Committees will make recommendations on the selection criteria to the Special Committee. The Special Committee also consults with several other constituent groups with regard to the selection criteria in accordance with Regents Policy 7107. In addition, the university community and members of the public are welcome to submit nominations and comments.
The University of California is a system of 10 distinct campuses, five major medical centers, with a total of 240,000 students, approximately 190,000 faculty and staff, and a $24 billion annual budget. As head of the UC system, the President helps give shape to a vision for the University, managing the activities that are central to UC's public mission and essential to the idea of one university.
To learn more about the policy governing the search process: See Regents Policy 7101: Policy on Appointment of the President of the University.