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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.

December 5, 2014

Since its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, Andrew Rossi’s documentary, The Ivory Tower, has fueled a debate about the rising cost and value of higher education.

The film focuses on examples that highlight the increasing costs of higher education and asks how this is compatible with the goal of providing access to as many students as possible - a good question. But the film stops short of tackling the more difficult next step - how do we create a financially sustainable framework that enables us to achieve this aspirational goal?

November 26, 2014

Please send inquiries and nominations to:

BERKELEY – A search committee comprised of a UC Berkeley administrator, a faculty member, an alumnus, a coach and a former student-athlete has been formed to advise Chancellor Nicholas Dirks on naming a new Director of Athletics. 

November 5, 2014

Note: This CalMessage was sent on November 4, 2014

Dear Colleagues,

October 1, 2014

UC Berkeley Parking and Transportation Launches Convenient Mobile Payment Option

Berkeley, CA – As part of UC Berkeley’s continued efforts to improve customer service to parking patrons, UC Berkeley Parking and Transportation today launched a mobile parking payment option, PayByPhone. The service is available for UC Berkeley’s 5,500 parking spaces and offers more convenient payment options for hourly parking on campus.

August 4, 2014

July 18, 2014

Staff Appreciation Week Recap

Participants in Cal Walks at Work Day stage a "Instant Recess Flash Mob" on Memorial Glade. (UC Berkeley photo by Cailey Cotner)