History of UC Davis Leadership

UC Davis first opened its doors as the University Farm at Davis in October 1908 to provide farmers’ short courses from the University of California. Over the next decade and a half, the campus grew in mission from simply offering practical opportunities for young farmers into a four-year institution prepared to educate California’s future leaders.

Following is a list of the campus’s chiefs since UC Davis first transitioned to a four-year institution in 1922.