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President Drake welcomes the UC community in starting the academic year

Despite challenges posed by COVID-19, UC continues to forge ahead with a clear mission: education, research and public service for the good of the people of California, the nation and the world.


Join us this Friday for President Drake’s first Town Hall

Join President Drake for his first Town Hall with UCOP staff on Friday, Aug. 28 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PT. This virtual event will feature staff from three UCOP locations.


A welcome message from President Drake

President Michael V. Drake, M.D., joined UC today! Check out this short video message from President Drake to the UC


Submit your questions for President Drake’s first Town Hall

President Drake will hold his first Town Hall with UCOP staff on Friday, Aug. 28. Staff questions are accepted through next Tuesday.


Dr. Michael Drake: In his own words

In a livestreamed conversation with UC Board of Regents Chair John Perez on July 10, UC's president-designate talked about the values and experience he brings to the university and what he sees as the key challenges ahead.


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).