UC welcomes its next president: Dr. Michael V. Drake
On July 7, the Board of Regents selected Dr. Michael V. Drake as UC’s next president.
Dr. Drake, an ophthalmologist, has a long and distinguished career in higher education and public service. Most recently he was president of Ohio State University (OSU) from 2014 until this past week. Prior to OSU, his entire academic career has been at UC, including as chancellor of UC Irvine from 2005 to 2014, and as the systemwide vice president for health affairs from 2000 to 2005. Read his full bio.
And, mark your calendar! This Friday, July 10, starting at 11:30 a.m. PT, Chair of the Board of Regents Perez will host a live conversation with Dr. Drake. Tune in here!Tags: Michael Drake, President Drake