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November 15, 2017

Berkeley News

After 15 years of service, UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor Scott Biddy — who worked as a lead campus fundraiser, public affairs executive and the architect of key administrative programs — will retire at the end of the month.

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October 4, 2017

Public Affairs

UC Berkeley’s police chief, Margo Bennett, and Berkeley Police Chief Andy Greenwood shared a morning cup of joe with local residents who turned out at the original Peet’s Coffee on Vine Street Wednesday morning as part of National Coffee with a Cop Day.

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August 24, 2017

Dear campus community,

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Fisher as UC Berkeley’s vice chancellor for administration. Joining us from UC Santa Barbara, where he served as vice chancellor for administrative services, Marc will play a pivotal role in our efforts to improve campus operations so that Berkeley can meet its budgetary goals and remain the nation’s preeminent public research university. He will begin his work here on Sept. 18. 

June 1, 2017

Chancellor Dirks and Interim EVCP  & Chancellor-designate Christ sent the following announcement to the campus community on June 1, 2017.

Dear members of the campus community,

May 31, 2017

Outgoing Chancellor Nicholas Dirks and Chancellor-Designate Carol Christ announced both the creation of two vice chancellor positions and the appointment of Rosemarie Rae as vice chancellor chief financial officer, in an email sent to campus Wednesday, May 31. Read the full article via Berkeley News.

February 17, 2016

Chancellor Dirks and EVCP Steele sent the following announcement to the campus community on February 11.

Dear Campus Community:

January 26, 2016

On January 11, 2016, Vice Chancellor Wilton sent the email below to administration and finance colleagues to announce that he will be stepping down from his position towards the end of February 

Dear administration and finance colleagues,

Chancellor Dirks sent the following announcement to the campus community on January 12, 2016 

Dear members of the UC Berkeley community:

I am writing to share that John Wilton, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, has informed me of his decision to step down from his position at UC Berkeley towards the end of February to return to work in the field of investment management and finance. 

December 15, 2015

Bank of the West Named Official Bank of the University of California, Berkeley; New Comprehensive, Long-term Relationship with Campus Community

  • Provides new funding to support UC Berkeley’s commitment to merit-based scholarships, student internships, financial literacy, and the Food Pantry Fund.

October 29, 2015

Frequently Asked Questions: UC Berkeley/Bank of the West Financial Services Relationship Agreement


Q: What does this relationship mean and what does it include?

October 13, 2015

Cross-posted from the Sungevity blog

Jacobs Hall is the brand new home for UC Berkeley’s Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation in the College of Engineering. The building was built to embody the values of the institute itself: “a place to explore, a place to connect and a place to learn design innovation by doing design innovation.” Now, it has a Sungevity solar system, too.

September 1, 2015

Image of Rosemarie Rae, CFOWatch the video of Rosemarie Rae, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer, speaking at the NOW Conference on June 10 about how to launch into a career in finance and what it’s like to work in finance at UC Berkeley.

June 24, 2015


Nation’s No. 1 Public University Selects Leading Solar Technology Innovator, Sungevity, as Official Solar Energy Partner

June 23, 2015

Vice Chancellor Wilton sent the message below on June 8, 2015.

Dear Colleagues,

April 27, 2015

Campus Shared Services IT was recognized as a runner-up for the Excellence in Customer Service award by SSON, an international organization of shared services professionals.

April 13, 2015

Vice Chancellor Wilton sent the following invitation to all administration and finance staff on April 10th.

Dear Staff,

We’ve been looking for ways to better communicate with you, and we’re excited to try something new. I am pleased to invite you to join me for the first Administration and Finance Staff Town Hall on Monday, May 11 from 9-11 a.m. at the Zellerbach Playhouse.

March 19, 2015

The following message was distributed to all UC Berkeley staff on March 13, 2015

Dear Staff, 

In follow-up to Berkeley Staff Assembly’s recent event, “Illuminating Campus Changes,” we’d like to take this opportunity to continue the conversation and communicate more with staff because your ideas, perspectives and feedback are critically important to Berkeley’s continued success.

Video Clips: Responding to your questions

February 19, 2015

February 12, 2015 Update

The search process is fully underway.  The Advisory Committee and other stakeholders have provided very useful feedback and guidance regarding the attributes, values, skills and experience we should be looking for as we seek the next occupant of the corner office in Haas Pavilion.  

February 18, 2015

UC Berkeley works to find solutions to global environmental, economic, and social challenges--inequality, climate change,  food security, water shortages and more.  We set goals, take action, and share our work.

December 8, 2014

Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance John Wilton sent the following message to faculty and staff today (Monday, Dec. 8):

Dear Campus Community,

In the context of recent, and perhaps continuing, off-campus protests, one of our primary concerns is the campus community’s safety. In this message, we want to provide you with updated information and guidance in the event the unrest persists.