As part of the University’s obligation to be transparent and publicly accountable for its conduct, including the way it compensates its faculty and staff, UC is conducting its annual disclosure of systemwide employee compensation for calendar year 2010. This disclosure parallels last year’s payroll disclosure and is consistent with similar practices at many other public institutions.
This is a courtesy notice to inform you that the 2010 payroll data will be placed in campus libraries and made available for review upon request. This information will also be available to media upon request. To help explain this information, an analysis of the data has been posted to
I am pleased to provide the ANR Staff Merit Program Guidelines (below), which contain the program parameters as well as the merit increase table for non-represented staff in the MSP and PSS personnel programs. Merit increases are effective retroactive to July 1, 2011.
The ANR Staff Personnel Unit will be working with the ANR Business Operations Centers to implement the payroll increases. Should you need more information, please contact the ANR SPU Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or Margaret Leong at Margaret.email@example.com.
Kay Harrison Taber
Associate Vice President for Business...
As I assume the responsibilities of vice president, my strongest goal is to ensure that the entire UC Agriculture and Natural Resources community thrives. With the Strategic Vision as our guide for resource allocation and decision-making, I will work to provide continuity in our programs and operations.
To maintain the momentum already established, I will chair the Executive Council, which is comprised of the deans from the three colleges and the School of Veterinary Medicine. We will continue our critical discussions on strategically allocating our existing resources, seeking new resources, and building the research and extension continuum strengthened by the unrivaled breadth of our subject-matter...
Some Program Teams and workgroups will be meeting at the Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiative Conference, which will be held Oct. 11 to 13 at Freeborn Hall, UC Davis.
Program Teams are umbrella structures under which workgroups now operate. The objective of this structure is to provide a more efficient and effective means for workgroups to meet and carry out their essential functions, and enhance inter-workgroup communication and collaboration.
The Program Teams that will be meeting include California Communities; Agricultural Production Management Systems; Agronomic Crops; Meat Production and Food Safety; Pomology; and Vegetable Crops. Their affiliated workgroups are listed on the website, but they may or may...
I am honored to be asked by Dan Dooley and Mark Yudof to lead ANR, which has been my academic home for the past 25 years.
Over the last three years, the Division has endured dramatic changes:
- $5.2 million permanent budget cut
- $4 million in unfunded mandates
- $4 million cut in temporary funds
- Another $3.2 million cut FY 2011-12 to our permanent budget, plus unfunded liabilities including funding for merits, our portion of the retirement system re-start, and funding represented staff agreements.
We have survived by using our Strategic Vision as a guide for making budget cuts, largely protecting academics and programs; consolidating administrative...