June 1: Teleconference with Barbara Mark, CEO and Founder of Full Circle Institute Leadership and Life Strategies for Women of Substance and Passion, to discuss the panel positioning for the June 6 Women Business Leaders Census event.
Lunch with MBA candidate Brian Lonn, GSM MBA Ambassador Dani Morgan and MBA candidate John Churchman, winners of the “Lunch with the Dean” auction item at the Challenge for Charity GSM student fundraising event.
Met with Wendy Beecham, Managing Director of Executive Education.
March 1 : Senior Leadership meeting with Associate Dean Hemant Bhargava, Interim Associate Dean Donald Palmer, Assistant Dean Jim Stevens, Assistant Dean Mary McNally, Assistant Dean Judy Nagai, Managing Director Wendy Beecham, Executive Director Linda Oubre, Senior Director Tim Akin and Director of the MPAc Program Will Snyder.
Met with Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Provost about several projects.
January 3: Met with the GSM Organizational Behavior faculty group.
Attended the University Hub meeting with Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter, Vice Chancellor of Research Harris Lewin, Professor of Technology Management Andrew Hargadon, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Administrative and Resource Management Karl Mohr, Special Advisor to the Chancellor Robert Gore and Vice Chancellor for Administrative and Resource Management John Meyer.
Feb. 1: Teleconference meeting with University of California Business School Deans, Dean Andy Policano, Dean Judy Olian, Dean Rich Lyons and Dean Bob Sullivan, to discuss the University of California Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders.
Attended and gave a presentation titled “Sacramento’s Golden Opportunity” at the River City Bank’s 2012 Business Outlook Luncheon. The presentation was focused on the once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform economic development in our region.
In January we launched a School-wide diversity plan led by Linda Oubre as our first Chief Diversity Officer. With Linda’s impending departure in June, I am pleased to announce that Kathy Gleed will serve as the School’s Chief Diversity Officer. She will continue in her current role as Director of Academic and Student Services.
Building on the work already underway, Kathy will continue to work with our constituencies to develop and implement initiatives that reflect our commitment to achieving a diverse and outstanding student body, faculty and staff.
As we enter the last few weeks of our 30th academic year at the Graduate School of Management, I invite you to join me for a community town hall meeting on Monday, May 7, from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in the Abbaszadeh Lecture Hall at Gallagher Hall.
This will be an open forum to share ideas, provide updates and address any concerns you may have, and an opportunity for me to answer your questions about the School and UC Davis.
The task force looking into the November 2011 pepper-spray incident at UC Davis released its report and recommendations today. The documents have been posted to the UC Davis website, and will be unveiled at a public meeting here on campus that begins at 3:30 p.m.
The incident occurred after Occupy UC Davis students and supporters established a tent encampment to protest tuition and fee increases. When protesters refused orders to disperse, campus police officers used pepper spray.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.