May 3, 2004
UC President Dynes names search committee for
new UCSC chancellor
By Paul Schwartz
UC Office of the President
University of California President Robert C. Dynes has named a 15-member
committee to advise him in the search for the next chancellor of the
On April 1, M.R.C. Greenwood, former chancellor at UCSC became the
universitys provost and senior vice president for academic affairs
at the Office of the President. Currently, Martin Chemers is acting
chancellor for the Santa Cruz campus.
The committee members will be:
Susan Gillman, professor of literature, UCSC;
Lawrence Pitts, chair, Universitywide Academic Senate;
Stephen Thorsett, professor of astronomy and astrophysics, UCSC;
Eugene Switkes, professor of chemistry, UCSC;
Jodie Holt, professor and department chair, botany and plant
sciences, UC Riverside;
Odessa Johnson, dean emerita, Modesto Junior College and a UC
Joanne Kozberg, former Secretary of the California State and
Consumer Services Agency and a UC Regent;
George Marcus, founder and chairman of Marcus & Millichap
and a UC Regent;
Peter Preuss, president, The Preuss Foundation Inc. and a UC
David Lee, chairman, eOn Communications Corporation and a UC
Mateo Reyes, undergraduate student, UCSC;
Susanne Altermann, graduate student, UCSC;
Kenneth A. Feingold, trustee, UCSC Foundation;
Ken Doctor, councilor, UCSC Alumni Association;
Ed Titus, Telecommunications manager, UCSC.
Ex officio members of the selection committee include:
Dynes, convener of the committee;
John J. Moores, chairman of JMI Services Inc. in San Diego and
chairman of the UC Board of Regents.
Linda Morris Williams, UC Associate President, and Joseph Mullinix,
UC Senior vice president, business and finance will serve as consultants
to the committee.
President Dynes hopes to bring a recommendation on a candidate to the
UC Board of Regents in early fall.
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