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In the News & Past Newsletters

In the News

Academic Affairs aspires to bring many new initiatives to UC Davis, and we're being noticed. Highlighted below are a few articles this office was mentioned in. 

02-10-2022 - Forbes - Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Harvard Professor And The 'Pass The Harasser" Problem

08-10-21 - The Chronicle of Higher Education - Race on Campus

08-11-20 - Dateline UC Davis - SEA Change, Provost Croughan 

11-18-19 - Science - NSF Unwitingly Hired a Professor Guilty of Bullying, Highlighting the 'Pass the Harasser' Problem

10-22-19 - University - Campus Joins Alliance to Support Faculty Diversity

06-27-19 - Inside Higher Ed - Reference Checks Ahead

06-25-19 - Dateline - Kass Addresses ‘Moral Imperative’ in Hiring

06-12-19 - U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space & Technology - Combating Sexual Harassment in Science (VP Kass speaks at 39.52)

06-12-19 - Miami Herald - Federal Grants May Fund Researchers with Histories of Sexual Harassment, Report Finds

05-31-19 - Science - SEA Change Honors Diversity Efforts by Universities

03-11-19 - Dateline - Honoring Key Figures in Our Diversity 

02-13-19 - University News - New AAAS Program Recognizes UC Davis for Advancing Diversity 

01-30-19 - JAVMA News - 2018 Elected AAAS Fellows Include Veterinary Faculty

01-14-19 - UC Davis Undergraduate Education (YouTube) - Phil Kass - Teaching Matters A Lot 

11-27-18 - University News - 10 from UC Davis Elected as AAAS Fellows 

11-05-18 - Inside Higher Ed - Open Searches and Diversity 

10-30-18 - University News - Project to Test Open Recruitment for Faculty 

10-28-18 - The Chronicle of Higher Education - Professors Are People. Take Care of Them

09-28-18 - University of California Press Room - UC Launches Major Push to Increase Faculty Diversity 

07-19-18 - Inside Higher Ed - Recruiting Diverse and Excellent New Faculty 

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Academic Insight Newsletter Archives

Academic Insight is your window into the Office of the Vice Provost, Academic Affairs.

Scroll through past archives listed below (recent to oldest). Please reach out to or if you'd like to be added to our newsletter. 



Content Summary

10/19/22 21 Campus Ready Updates, Faculty Parent Support Group, Emergency Paid Sick Leave Extension, and more 
05/26/22 20 Parking Impacts from Commencement, National and International Faculty 
02/25/22 19 Faculty Parent Support Group, Reference Check Program, Award Nominations, and more
05/14/21 18 UC Data Breach Update, Health/Dependent Care Extensions, and Retirement Information


17 COACHE Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey reminder! 



COACHE Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey, vaccine updates, recent award highlights, MetLife Choice info, and more. 

11/13/20 15 Extended Paid Administrative Leave extension, National/International Awards Highlights, and more - edited to correct academic titles in Awards Section


14 Information on Dependent Care FSAs, Faculty Parent Support Groups, and Farewell to Provost Hexter - edited
06/09/20 13 Information on extending the clock for tenure, COVID-19 benefits, OSSJA, and Racial Trauma Resources
05/22/20 12 Guidance on COVID-19 mandatory reporting, system-wide pay freeze, catastrophic leave bank, & more
04/15/20 11 Updated on Academic Personnel regarding COVID-19
03/17/20 10 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Campus Update
03/16/20 9 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Campus Update
03/10/20 8 Satisfaction Survey due tomorrow
02/19/20 7 Satisfaction Survey
11/08/19 6  
09/20/19 5  
06/13/19 4  
05/06/19 3rd  
03/01/19 2nd  2nd Edition (Constant Contact)
10/26/18 1st Academic Affairs Inaugural Newsletter (MailChimp)