President's Messages

Monday, April 05, 2021
Dear colleagues,   Recent weeks have brought good news as the vaccine rollout continues to gain momentum and Bay Area counties have seen significant declines in new COVID-19 infections...
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Dear campus community,   I find myself yet again writing to you at a moment of great tragedy in the U.S. I am profoundly sad at how regularly I have had to do this in my twenty months...
Monday, March 08, 2021
Dear campus community,   I write as we mark the one-year anniversary of teaching, learning and working mostly remotely. There is no way that I could have ever imagined this milestone w...
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Dear campus community, Like many of you, I was delighted by yesterday’s announcement by Governor Gavin Newsom. He and leaders from the state legislature announced a package of budget actions th...
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Dear campus community, In March 2020, within days of the region’s shelter-in-place orders and the move to a virtual University, our colleagues in Asian American Studies and our community partne...