News and Announcements

Lori Kletzer talking with the students
  • I write on behalf of Michelle Deutchman, executive director for the UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement, to make you aware of a webinar series for UC faculty and staff that is occurring right now.
  • Campus leadership has been involved in discussions to address a projected growing structural deficit in our core budget in a timely manner.
  • The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) is providing each campus with on-time funds to combat bias, bigotry and discrimination stemming from recent global events.
  • There have been several posts on social media calling for a demonstration at the base of campus from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. While we do not know how the event will unfold, blocking entrances is disruptive activity and not legally protected speech or sanctioned labor activity.
  • Last quarter our UC Santa Cruz community was deeply affected by the conflict in Israel and Palestine. With the violence continuing, we anticipate that our students, instructors and staff will continue to be impacted by these events. A number of resources are available on campus to our instructional community and students to support trauma-informed and […]
  • I write to invite you to apply for the Leading the Change Collaborative Series. This series will support approximately two events per quarter from Spring 2024 through Winter 2025 that provide opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary conversations.
  • Chris Spells has been named UC Santa Cruz’s new director of Athletics and Recreation. He brings a depth of experience overseeing daily athletic operations for NCAA varsity sports and recreational programming.
  • We are heartbroken to share that UC Santa Cruz staff member Dan Stevenson died on Dec. 29, due to injuries he sustained when the bus he was driving crashed a few weeks ago.