2011 has been an amazing year
We hired 3 new advisors
We have 10 new advisor positions getting ready for recruitment
We have 5 new specialist positions getting ready for recruitment
We formed our first multi-county partnership (MCP) — the Central Sierra Multi-county Partnership, which includes El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne counties
Data and analyses are in progress to inform decisions on next MCPs
Based on analyses, Ventura County and Hansen REC will form a multi-unit partnership
The Program Support Unit staffed 45 conferences and meetings in 2011, serving over 4000 people
The Business Operations Center ensured everyone got paid on...
As I assume the responsibilities of vice president, my strongest goal is to ensure that the entire UC Agriculture and Natural Resources community thrives. With the Strategic Vision as our guide for resource allocation and decision-making, I will work to provide continuity in our programs and operations.
To maintain the momentum already established, I will chair the Executive Council, which is comprised of the deans from the three colleges and the School of Veterinary Medicine. We will continue our critical discussions on strategically allocating our existing resources, seeking new resources, and building the research and extension continuum strengthened by the unrivaled breadth of our subject-matter...
I am honored to be asked by Dan Dooley and Mark Yudof to lead ANR, which has been my academic home for the past 25 years.
Over the last three years, the Division has endured dramatic changes:
- $5.2 million permanent budget cut
- $4 million in unfunded mandates
- $4 million cut in temporary funds
- Another $3.2 million cut FY 2011-12 to our permanent budget, plus unfunded liabilities including funding for merits, our portion of the retirement system re-start, and funding represented staff agreements.
We have survived by using our Strategic Vision as a guide for making budget cuts, largely protecting academics and programs; consolidating administrative...
Today (Sept. 15) UC Regents approved Barbara Allen-Diaz as Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources, effective Oct. 1. In a video message posted today, ANR VP Dan Dooley announces changes in his role in the UC Office of the President.
Appointed to lead the Division in January 2008, Dooley accepted the additional responsibilities of the Senior Vice President for External Affairs in November 2008, and has served since then in both roles.
After consultation with President Yudof and others at UCOP, the decision was made to restructure the Division's senior management to enhance ANR's representation within the University. Dooley will retain the title of Senior Vice...