Following an interview process and review of the feedback collected from the search committee and seminar attendees as well as the application materials, I am requesting that the Vice Provost – Cooperative Extension search be extended so that we may solicit more candidates for consideration. Although we saw several strong applicants, we want to be certain that we have done our due diligence in finding the very best person for this critical job.
The Vice Provost – Cooperative Extension is a key position that provides oversight and coordination for the academic review process. In addition, the person in this position will provide leadership and vision for our network of county leaders and how...
After much deliberation, I have decided to step down as UC ANR vice provost of Cooperative Extension to return to the field. I will be transitioning to the role of area Integrated Pest Management Cooperative Extension advisor, with responsibilities in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
Over the next couple of months, I will work closely with Associate Vice President Wendy Powers and the Academic Human Resources unit to recruit and appoint the next vice provost of Cooperative Extension. The recruitment will open soon, and we need your help in identifying and encouraging outstanding candidates to apply for the position. We hope to have an overlap between myself and the new vice...
- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
I am pleased to announce that after a nationwide search we have selected Christopher Greer, Ph.D., to serve as the vice provost of UC Cooperative Extension effective July 1. Chris is currently UC Cooperative Extension director in Colusa, Sutter, Yuba and Glenn counties.
Since 2002, he has served as UCCE area rice advisor, first in Colusa, Glenn and Yolo counties, and most recently in Sutter, Yuba, Sacramento and Placer counties. His educational background includes a Ph.D. in plant pathology from UC Davis and B.S. in bioenvironmental sciences from Texas A&M University.
As those of you who viewed the presentations know, he was chosen from an excellent pool of experienced and highly qualified...
- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
Five candidates are being considered to fill ANR's new vice provost position, which will oversee UC Cooperative Extension in the counties. ANR members are invited to watch the five candidates present their answers to the question, “What is your vision for the next 20 years for UC Cooperative Extension?” The candidates will also describe how they would provide leadership and advocacy for a unified ANR program with a strong statewide, campus and local presence.
You may attend the seminars in person at the ANR Building in Davis or online via AdobeConnect at http://uc-d.adobeconnect.com/r7515ht0sch.
The ANR vice provost candidates will deliver their...