Office of the Chancellor

The Cathedral of Learning against the downtown Oakland skyline.

Outstanding Faculty Receive Chancellor’s Distinguished Awards

Sixteen faculty from across the University have been honored with 2020 Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service, Research and Teaching awards.
The KanKouran West African Dance Company dancing on stage in bright multicolored attire.

Black History Month Programming Celebrates Activism and Arts

Events throughout February celebrate Black History Month, which culminates with the University’s signature K. Leroy Irvis program, themed “Black to the Future.”
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher

From the Chancellor: Advancing Our Community-Driven Response to Preventing Sexual Misconduct

In a message to the University community, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher writes how community-driven efforts have advanced over the last three months and shares early milestones.
View of the Cathedral of Learning from an architectural cutout at the top of Heinz Chapel

New Office Dedicated to Prevention of Sexual Violence

Carrie Benson will lead the new education and prevention office which will focus on stopping sexual violence before it starts.
Winning baby race crawler Noah Domingos Santos came to his first Chancellor’s Friends, Family and Neighbors Day women’s basketball game with parents Diogo Francisco Santos and Hatalita Domingos.

Fun for All Ages at Chancellor’s Friends, Family, Neighbor Day

More than 2,000 spectators attended the chancellor’s Friends, Family and Neighbor’s Day for an afternoon of food, fun and hoops.
Henry L. Alexander and Christine Szalkuski

Chancellor Recognizes Long-term Employees

At a recent luncheon, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher recognized the service of staff members who are celebrating milestone work anniversaries this year.
A photo of a bookshelf on a smartphone

What We’re Bingeing Over the Holidays

From audiobooks to videogames and most other media in between, University faculty and staff are looking forward to using Winter Recess to read—and watch, and listen, and play.
Holiday card photo of the Commons Room

Staff Member’s Photo Earns Uncommon Honor

Chris Keys’ photo of the Commons Room decorated for the holiday season was selected as the artwork for the University’s 2019 holiday card.

Wanted: Original Artwork and Photos for Holiday Card

The Office of the Chancellor is looking for original artwork and photos to potentially include on the University’s annual greeting card.