University of California, Riverside


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Leadership Transitions

Gerry Bomotti, UCR's new CFO and Vice Chancellor for Planning and Budget

Gerry Bomotti has been named UCR's new Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chancellor for Planning and Budget. He comes to UCR from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and started Feb. 1.

UNEX Dean Kevin Vaughn

Kevin Vaughn has been appointed Dean of UCR Extension. He has spent the last two years at UCLA and was at Purdue for a decade prior. He started at UCR on Jan. 2.

 In other leadership transitions:

  • Mike Pazzani, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, is currently on sabbatical focusing on his computer science research. Professor Gillian Wilson, who was recently named Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Development, will lead the Office of Research and Economic Development in the interim.
  • Jim Sandoval, who served UCR for 28 years, retired as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs in January. The search for his replacement will begin soon. Tom Smith, dean of the Graduate School of Education, is serving as Interim Vice Chancellor. Information on the search for a new Vice Chancellor can be found at



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