University of California, Riverside

Chancellor



Initiatives


Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture Series

The Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series launched in 2005 to involve members of the wider community in the academic life at UCR and inspire faculty, staff, and students to think beyond the lecture hall and laboratory. Learn more.

Chancellor's Office Hours for Students

In Summer 2018, there will be three opportunities for individual students and student groups to talk with Chancellor Wilcox during his Office Hours in HUB 385 (the lounge with the fireplace). Whether you have a specific question, you want to learn more about the inner workings of UCR, or you want to get to know the Chancellor and other students better over snacks, you are welcome.To help us plan, if you are an interested student, please complete this brief online form to let us know when you can come and what interests you most. These office hours will take place from 4-5pm on July 25, August 8, and August 21.

Chancellor's Advisory Committees

The Chancellor’s Advisory Committees provide an opportunity for the Chancellor to seek valuable input and feedback from key community constituencies. Learn more.

Chancellor's Task Force on Staff Engagement

Chancellor Wilcox launched the Task Force on Staff Engagement in May 2018 to identify opportunities to enhance staff engagement and develop recommendations for additional actions to increase staff engagement at UCR. Learn more.

Campus Conversations

On January 24, 2017, Chancellor Wilcox announced a series of conversations with the UCR community over the course of the winter quarter focused on reframing and expanding communication and consultation on matters of importance to the campus. Learn more.

UCR 2020: The Path to Preeminence

Drawing on knowledge and expertise from across campus, UCR developed a strategic plan to provide a framework for growth and investment over a decade. Built on four overarching themes—excellence, access, diversity, and engagement—UCR 2020 uses benchmarks set by AAU-member universities to define goals and dictate assessment. Learn more.

Living the Promise: The Campaign for UC Riverside

On Oct. 15, 2016, UC Riverside launched the public phase of its first ever comprehensive fundraising campaign—Living the Promise: The Campaign for UC Riverside. With completion of the campaign planned for 2020, Living the Promise seeks to raise $300 million overall, focusing on increased funding for student support, faculty research, and infrastructure. Additionally, the campaign includes focused efforts within UCR’s seven colleges, the library system, and intercollegiate athletics. Learn more.

Faculty Expansion

As a key component of growing its faculty by 300, UCR has embarked on an initiative to add faculty in 34 emerging fields, with particular emphasis on fostering cross-disciplinary scholarship and increasing diversity.  Learn more.

Physical Master Plan Study

Initiated in 2014, the UCR Physical Master Plan Study represents a broadly informed vision for a UCR campus aimed at growing enrollment to 25,000 students by 2020 and potentially reaching 30,000 students by 2025. Learn more.

Free Speech Working Group

Made up of students, faculty, and staff, the Free Speech Working Group is tasked with reviewing UCR's policies and practices related to free speech. Learn more.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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