Chancellor's Blog

Op-ed on Student Housing Updates

January 10, 2018
We all know that housing is a pressing issue in our city, in the Sacramento region and across California. It’s an issue we need to address at all levels in our state, city and campus.

Abusive Behavior is Unacceptable

December 11, 2017

Dear UC Davis Community,

Every day, it seems, we learn about instances of sexual harassment and sexual violence from courageous individuals who share their experiences from years ago or from more recent times. Just last week, Time magazine named “The Silence Breakers” as its 2017 Person of the Year to recognize those women and men who have told their own stories of sexual harassment and assault. They are people who “... helped force a nationwide reckoning” and who are “voices that launched a movement.”

Response to Provocative Fliers

November 09, 2017
A seemingly benign flier that appeared around UC Davis over the weekend (Nov. 4-5) serves as a reminder that our campus, for all its charm, is hardly insulated from the issues facing our society at large.

First Day at UC Davis

August 01, 2017
I can’t tell you how excited LeShelle and I are to have finally landed in Davis. I say that despite the triple-digit temperatures that greeted us on our arrival here a couple weeks ago.