EPA Food Recovery Challenge ceremony will be held at UC Berkeley on November 15 starting at 10am, and will include remarks and a tour to follow of our university’s student-led composting network and innovative LeanPath computerized food waste tracking system at Cal Dining. The LeanPath system provides real time data to avoid food waste and save money. The tour will provide a behind-the-scenes look at UC Berkeley’s innovative approach to food management.
November 14, 2012
November 6, 2012
With state funding accounting for only about 11 percent of UC Berkeley’s operating budget in the 2011-12 academic year, a question arises as to what, exactly, defines a public university. We believe that while sources of revenue are an element of the equation, there are other important attributes that must be taken into consideration. For example, the mission, values and purpose of a university are critical, as is the socioeconomic composition of its community.
October 26, 2012
Read about it in the NewsCenter article: The Path To Financial Sustainability: There's a Link to That!
October 16, 2012
Yesterday, we held the first Revenue Generation Symposium on campus. It was an excellent start and I hope you will take the time to look at the presentations made by intrepid deans and leaders in the administration who are thinking of creative ways to pursue revenue generating ideas.
September 18, 2012
September 13, 2012
September 11, 2012
Dear Faculty and Staff,
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Thera Kalmijn as the first Chief Operating Officer of Campus Shared Services.
September 6, 2012
CIO Search Update 09/06/12:
The search is on schedule. The committee will begin interviewing candidates this month and expects to have a full-term CIO on board by the end of the calendar year.
On March 15, 2012, UC Berkeley Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Technology & Chief Information Officer Shel Waggener announced his departure from Berkeley to join Internet2 as Senior Vice President, where he will provide executive leadership for Internet2 NET+ Services.
It was exciting to be on campus last Saturday to attend the first football game of the season and visit the new stadium. The occasion made me realize that we should be drawing more attention to the Cal Athletics Plan. Take a look in our news section for the most recent updates.
August 23, 2012
First, welcome to the new VCAF website! I hope it is useful and informative.
Second, why a blog? I think it would be a useful way for me to communicate what I am focused on to a broader audience than I can normally reach in a more informal way. It may not work, but seems worth a try.
August 9, 2012
March 2012: This has been a year of significant campus wide reforms designed to increase efficiency and raise revenue. The ultimate goal is simple: free up more of our limited resources to spend on teaching and research, and place Berkeley on a sustainable long term financial footing.
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