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February 16, 2024

A partnership of the Associated Students University of California (ASUC) and campus leaders in the Division of Administration have partnered to plan for the implementation of an additional 16-17 blue light emergency phones over the next 1-4 years. Read all the details in this 1/20/24 press release.

December 15, 2023

(Editor's note: A CALMessage announcement was sent to all faculty and staff from Ben Hermalin, EVCP and Marc Fisher, VC Administration on 12/15/23.)

December 14, 2023

Outlined in an email to campus leadership on December 13, 2023, VC Administration, Marc Fisher, and AVC/Director of Business Services, Seamus Wilmot
officially announced Jason's appointment to Director of Emergency Management, effective January 2024. Here is  more about Jason:

Picture of Jason Ferguson the new Director of Emergency Management

November 14, 2023

With the November/December/January holiday season just around the corner, an outline of service impacts is available that the UC Berkeley campus may experience related to some of our divisions operating on a modified schedule and/or closed during certain periods. Consistent with previous years, we want to allow staff the opportunity to take accrued vacation time, rest and rejuvenate, and to ramp up for 2024.

September 18, 2023

Direct link to Campus & Community news article

August 24, 2023

A link to an article appearing on Berkeley news.

August 21, 2023

The following internal community advisory was sent to campus in the form of a WarnMe email message on August 21, 2023.

June 26, 2023

This is a link to the BRS website article.

May 10, 2023

The Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Awards (COSA) are presented each year to individuals and teams from our staff community who, in addition to performing their normal job duties with excellence, demonstrate exceptional initiative in contributing to the Berkeley campus community. These awards are among the highest honors bestowed upon staff by the Chancellor.  This year's recipients were recently recognized at a 4/25/23 awards ceremony. 

April 25, 2023

In a campus email on April 21, 2023, the Berkeley Staff Assembly announced the recipients of this year's Excellence in Management Award recipients.

We would like to extend special recognition to the following recipients within the Administrative (VCA) Division:

April 17, 2023

VCA's first Town Hall Meeting for Directors and Managers since 2020 was held virtually on Thursday April 13, 2023 from 10-11:00AM. If you missed it, here is the recording.

Hosted by Vice Chancellor Administration, Marc Fisher, a panel of presenters and 1-minute "lightning round" speakers provided updates in the following areas: 

April 4, 2023

Link to the Berkeley News article appearing on 4/4/23.

January 17, 2023

December 6, 2022

This is a link to the Berkeley News website article with the summary of the final Campus Conversation of the year, featuring Chancellor Christ.

December 5, 2022

This links to the article featured on the Berkeley News website on 12/5/22.

October 21, 2022

The following CALMessage was sent to faculty and staff on October 20, 2022 which outlined details to help campus departments plan for Vice Chancellor, Administration and Vice Chancellor of Finance departments service impacts during the Thanksgiving and Winter Curtailment periods.

Dear Campus Colleagues,

July 22, 2022

(Editors note: the following is an email message sent to Berkeley faculty & staff by Chancellor Christ on 7/21/22.)
Image of the Chancellors Office masthead for Cal Messages

Dear Campus Community,

May 25, 2022

Editors note: Please refer to this Berkeley Regional Services news article. 

May 4, 2022

Congratulations to these ten (10) VCA leaders who were recognized as recipients of this year's Excellence in Management Award (EIM).

March 31, 2022

On 3/30/31, it was announced that Chancellor Christ has approved a new Campus Master Plan that establishes a renewed long-term vision for the physical development of the Berkeley campus. It has been more than 17 years since the campus approved such a plan.