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UC Presidential Search


December 04, 2019

On February 4, 2020, the UC Board of Regents Presidential Search Special Committee will hold a town hall at UCSD in the Faculty Club from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

The University of California Board of Regents is conducting a global search to recruit a new UC President.

Information about the search process is available on the following webpage:


The Criteria for the Selection of the President of the University document is available here:


The public is invited to provide input. The instructions are available on the following webpage:


San Diego Divisional Senate members may also send their comments to SDSenate@ucsd.edu. Those comments will be shared with our Divisional Senate representative on the UC Presidential Search Academic Advisory Committee, Professor Javier Garay (Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering), and forwarded to the UC systemwide Senate Office.The roster of Academic Advisory Committee members is available in the Resources box on this page.

The Regents Special Committee to Consider the Selection of a President is holding public forums to hear from higher education associations and other organizations in the field of postsecondary education, workforce and economic development, and student success, in order to gather input and advise the Special Committee in the search process for the next UC President. Two have been scheduled to date, at UCLA and UCD, and additional forums are anticipated.