UC's Office of the President (UCOP) recently commissioned a review by the Huron Consulting Group to assess UCOP's organizational structure as part of its continuous improvement process. The goal of the review is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of UCOP, while aligning its work to best support the university's core mission.
The recommendations will serve to inform discussions around a comprehensive UCOP restructuring plan that will take place over the next 18 to 24 months, beginning this spring. Examples of the recommendations include combining some UCOP units and moving some others to different locations. Some divisions may see reductions in budget and/or staffing while others...
- Author: Michael L. Poe
An ANR leadership meeting was held June 28 at the UC Davis Activities & Recreation Center. In addition to the Executive Working Group, Strategic Initiative leaders, executive associate deans, county directors, statewide program directors, REC directors, and unit directors attended.
Dan Dooley, Barbara Allen-Diaz, Kay Harrison Taber, Bill Frost, Bob Sams and Don Klingborg gave updates on ANR’s budget and restructuring efforts that have been completed or are under way.
For the majority of the meeting, the participants formed break out groups to discuss four questions and brainstorm answers.
The four questions were:
- How do we as ANR’s leadership catalyze the development of internal...
Statewide YFC program org chart unveiled
The organizational chart for the new Statewide Youth, Families and Communities Program has been released. The new program encompasses the administration and leadership for the 4-H Youth Development Program (4-H YDP) and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), as well as other ANR youth, nutrition, family and community programs.
Last June, AVP Barbara Allen-Diaz announced the restructuring of nutrition education, youth and community programs with the goals of improving the communication between county and state offices, identifying new opportunities for collaborative efforts, streamlining administrative functions, maximizing funds and other...
On July 1, ANR and the Sea Grant program officially complete the transition announced last fall. Formerly called Sea Grant advisors, Jodi Cassell and Leigh Taylor Johnson will remain with ANR as coastal resources advisors. Other Sea Grant advisors – Carrie Culver, Monique Myers, Paul Olin, Carrie Pomeroy, Susan Schlosser and Rick Starr – will now be part of the Sea Grant College at UC San Diego.
Also effective July 1, Linda Marie Manton assumes her duties as executive director of staff personnel and can be reached at (530) 752-0495 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
As previously announced, effective July 1, county directors report administratively to Barbara Allen-Diaz, AVP – Academic...
We have completed the merit and promotion cycle for 2009-2010. More than 80 actions were processed statewide for UC ANR academics.
I am grateful to the academics who served on the Senior Administrative Council (SAC) this cycle – Peggy Mauk, Linda Manton, Bill Frost, Steve Vasquez, Terry Salmon and Lucia Kaiser. This University service is extraordinary and allowed the process some stability during this time of transition.
I am working with AVP Barbara Allen-Diaz and the Executive Working Group to develop the new merit and promotion process reflecting our shared goals to maintain academic excellence, streamline the process and provide peer review input. Academic Assembly Council, the Personnel...