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Remarks and Writings

Mar 19

Availability of Campus Climate Survey Results

Colleagues,   As you may recall, the University of California Campus Climate survey was administered on our campus a year ago as part of a systemwide effort to gather perspectives on living, studying and working within the UC system. Many of you...
Messages to Campus
Feb 25

Campus Update from the Chancellor

Dear colleagues: Now that the spring semester is well underway, I wanted to pause for a moment and provide you with a campus update. It’s always a challenge for me to decide what you might be most interested in learning from me. Sometimes I...
Jan 21

Spring greeting from Chancellor Leland

Dear UC Merced students: Welcome back to campus after the winter break. I hope you enjoyed rest and relaxation in preparation for what promises to be another activity-filled semester. The new year brings a significant change at UC Merced (and...
Nov 14

Typhoon Haiyan - Assistance for Campus and the Philippines

Last week Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical cyclones on record, struck the Philippines. The cyclone caused catastrophic destruction in the central part of the country, particularly on Samar Island and Leyte, where it’s estimated at...
Oct 25

Campus Update

Dear colleagues:   Our campus is now eight weeks into the fall 2013 semester and in that short time, UC Merced has been bustling with activity. I hope each of you is finding the 2013-14 academic year to be stimulating, productive...
Jul 01

Campus budget message from Chancellor Leland

Dear campus colleagues, The campus budget for fiscal year 2013-14 is now available for your review on the CROPS site. As mentioned in previous messages, one of my top priorities since joining UC Merced in 2011 has been to create and implement...