Dan Dooley, senior vice president for External Relations and former VP for ANR, has announced he will be leaving the University of California at the end of the year.
Here is an excerpt from President Napolitano's message to UCOP staff:
“Dan has been a respected member of the UCOP leadership team for nearly seven years. He first joined UC as the Vice President of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Division. For the last six years, he has led the External Relations Division. In that position, he has played a critical role in driving UC's engagement with government leaders in both Sacramento and Washington and shaping our internal and external communications...
Celebrities, UC employees, students and people from all across California are tapping into their social media networks and making promises to raise money for UC student scholarships.
VP Barbara Allen-Diaz has made her own daring promise. If she can raise $2,500 by Halloween, Allen-Diaz promises to wear a colony of bees, highlighting the importance of pollinators to the health of agriculture and the planet. If she raises $5,000, she promises to eat protein-rich insects, a plentiful and low-cost source of protein critical to meeting the world’s growing food demand.
Assistant VP Tu Tran is making a promise on the VP’s promise. “If Barbara does the bee thing, I will donate $500,” Tu said....
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...
Today (Sept. 15) UC Regents approved Barbara Allen-Diaz as Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources, effective Oct. 1. In a video message posted today, ANR VP Dan Dooley announces changes in his role in the UC Office of the President.
Appointed to lead the Division in January 2008, Dooley accepted the additional responsibilities of the Senior Vice President for External Affairs in November 2008, and has served since then in both roles.
After consultation with President Yudof and others at UCOP, the decision was made to restructure the Division's senior management to enhance ANR's representation within the University. Dooley will retain the title of Senior Vice...
- 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...