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You’re invited: President Drake to address the Commonwealth Club

On Nov. 4, President Michael V. Drake, M.D., will address the prestigious Commonwealth Club, sharing his perspective of challenges facing higher education during a global pandemic and societal unrest.


President Drake visits UC Merced

UC Merced hosts President Drake’s first campus visit

On Oct. 15, UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D. toured UC Merced and met with students, faculty and staff. Watch a video from his conversation with Chancellor Muñoz.


President Drake begins consultations on possible expanded curtailment

President Drake has announced that UC is considering a new systemwide expanded curtailment program for additional operational and salary savings due to COVID-19-related budget shortfalls.


Tuesday: Join a TEDxUNEP conversation on climate change with President Drake

On Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, members of the UC community are invited to attend a virtual conversation on higher education and climate change.


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.


President Drake addresses priorities, UC values, equity and more at his first Town Hall

President Drake held his first Town Hall with UCOP staff on Friday, Aug. 28. Here are the highlights — as well as a link to the recap video.


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


President Drake

President Drake’s Aug. 28 Town Hall: Last call for questions

President Drake will hold his first Town Hall with UCOP staff on Friday, Aug. 28. Staff questions are accepted through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18.


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.