Join Associate Vice President Wendy Powers at one of five regional information sessions being held in late July and early August to talk about Goal 5 of ANR's Strategic Plan, which involves conducting a process to align programs and services with the 2025 Strategic Vision. The purpose of Goal 5 of the UC ANR Strategic Plan is to assess both current and future needs, strengths and impacts of our work, then align our efforts such that we are positioned to achieve the 2025 Strategic Vision.
The San Diego session has reached capacity, but you can still register for one of the other locations at
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As IT has announced in previous messages, important video recordings on Adobe Connect should have been moved by June 15 to avoid losing access to the recordings.
If you still have important video files on Adobe Connect that you haven't already saved to Box or YouTube, please contact IT immediately – IT Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or (530) 750-1212.
As you know, ANR has adopted Zoom as the new conferencing system platform, which also has MP4 recording function, and therefore we are canceling ANR's Adobe Connect subscription.
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UCOP released a new policy titled International Activities Policy (IAP) drafted by a working group formed by the Academic Planning Council (APC), a joint Senate and Administration body chaired by Executive Vice President and Provost Aimee Dorr. This new policy is replacing the 2005 Guidelines for the Establishment and Operations of Foreign Affiliate Organizations and Foreign Operations, which pertain to a narrow area of international activities.
The new Policy covers all international activities conducted by all UC employees and students including routine activities; it sets out governing principles, clarifies approval levels, and directs proponents of international activities to consider...
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The University established a systemwide independently operated whistleblower hotline to allow for calls or web-based reporting from faculty, staff, and students with a...