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Town Halls

Upcoming Town Halls

Special Return to Learn Faculty Town Hall
Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
This special Return to Learn Town Hall will be focused on in-person instruction and COVID-19 and the lessons learned so far.
Register for the Faculty Town Hall here.

Staff Town Hall
Thursday, Oct. 22 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Register for the Staff Town Hall here.

Hosted by: Nancy Resnick, Chief Human Resources Officer
Moderated by: Hallie Nicholson, HR Strategic Communication and Engagement Manager
Opening remarks by: Pradeep K. Khosla, Chancellor

Panelists:

  • Crystal Green, Ph.D., LMFT, Director, Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
  • Chris Longhurst, Chief Innovation Officer / Associate Chief Medical Officer, UC San Diego Health
  • Gary Matthews, Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning
  • Pierre Ouillet, Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer
  • Angela Scioscia, M.D., Interim Executive Director for Student Health and Wellness
  • Jana Severson, Director of Housing Services, Housing, Dining and Hospitality
  • Terri Winbush, Senior Director of Labor Relations and Employee Relations

Recent Town Hall

Faculty Town Hall
Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Register for the Faculty Town Hall here.

Hosted by: Elizabeth H. Simmons, Executive Vice Chancellor
Moderated by: Robert Continetti, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
Opening remarks by: Pradeep K. Khosla, Chancellor

Panelists:

  • James Antony, Ph.D., Dean of the Graduate Division
  • Steven Constable, Ph.D., Chair, Academic Senate, San Diego Division
  • Carlos Jensen, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor, Educational Innovation
  • Alysson Satterlund, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
  • Angela Scioscia, M.D., Interim Executive Director for Student Health and Wellness
  • Gary Matthews, Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning
  • John Moore, Ph.D., Dean of Undergraduate Education
  • Robert Schooley, M.D., Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health

Future Town Halls

Research Town Hall
Monday, Oct. 26 from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Register for the Research Town Hall here.

Past Town Halls

Student Town Hall: Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020

 

Hosted by: Alysson Satterlund, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Moderated by: Ebonee Williams, Director of Virtual Experience and Peer Engagement Initiatives for Student Affairs

Opening remarks by: Pradeep K. Khosla, Chancellor

Panelists:

  • James Antony, Ph.D., Professor of Education Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division
  • Heather Belk, Director, Associated Students
  • Maruth Figueroa, Ed.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Retention and Success
  • Patricia Mahaffey, Ed.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Life
  • Sherry Mallory, Ph.D., Dean of Student Affairs
  • Richard Mylin, Director, Recreation
  • Angela Scioscia, M.D., Interim Executive Director of Student Health and Wellbeing
  • Jana Severson, Director, Housing Services, Housing, Dining and Hospitality

Staff Town Hall: Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020

 

Hosted by: Nancy Resnick, Chief Human Resources Officer

Moderated by: Hallie Nicholson, HR Strategic Communication and Engagement Manager

Opening remarks by: Pradeep K. Khosla, Chancellor

Panelists:

  • Gary Matthews, Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning
  • Pierre Ouillet, Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer
  • Alysson Satterlund, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
  • Angela Scioscia, M.D., Interim Executive Director for Student Health and Wellness
  • Robert Schooley, M.D., Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health
  • Terri Winbush, Senior Director of Labor Relations and Employee Relations

Faculty Town Hall: Friday, September 18, 2020

 

Hosted by: Elizabeth H. Simmons, Executive Vice Chancellor

Moderated by: Robert Continetti, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs

Opening remarks by: Pradeep K. Khosla, Chancellor

Panelists: 

  • James Antony, Ph.D., Dean of the Graduate Division
  • Steven Constable, Ph.D., Chair, Academic Senate, San Diego Division
  • Carlos Jensen, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor, Educational Innovation
  • Alysson Satterlund, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
  • Angela Scioscia, M.D., Interim Executive Director for Student Health and Wellness
  • Jana Severson, Director of Housing Services, Housing, Dining and Hospitality
  • Gary Matthews, Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning
  • John Moore, Ph.D., Dean of Undergraduate Education
  • Robert Schooley, M.D., Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health

Student Town Hall: Thursday, September 10, 2020

 

Hosted by: Alysson Satterlund, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Moderated by: Ebonee Williams, Director of Virtual Experience and Peer Engagement Initiatives for Student Affairs

Panelists: 

  • James Antony, Ph.D., Professor of Education Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division
  • Sandra Brown, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research
  • Sherry Mallory, Ph.D., Dean of Student Affairs
  • Becky Petitt, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Angela Scioscia, M.D., Interim Executive Director of Student Health and Wellbeing
  • Jana Severson, Director, Housing Services, Housing, Dining and Hospitality
  • Ben White, J.D., Director, Office of Student Conduct

Staff Town Hall: Thursday, August 27, 2020

Hosted by: Nancy Resnick, Chief Human Resources Officer

Moderated by: Hallie Nicholson, HR Strategic Communication and Engagement Manager

Opening Remarks by: Pradeep K. Khosla, Chancellor

Panelists:

  • Josh Glandorf, Senior Director Information Services, UC San Diego Health
  • Margaret Leinen, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences, Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Gary Matthews, Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning
  • Pierre Ouillet, Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer
  • Pegah Parsi, J.D., Campus Privacy Officer
  • Angela Scioscia, M.D., Interim Executive Director of Student Health and Wellbeing
  • Cheryl Wagonhurst, J.D., Interim Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer, Health Sciences
  • Melissa Williams, Director, Equal Opportunity Services and Disability Counseling & Consulting, Interim Director, Benefits
  • Terri Winbush, Senior Director of Labor Relations and Employee Relations

Faculty Town Hall: Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020

Co-hosted by: Maripat Corr, Academic Senate Chair and Elizabeth H. Simmons, Executive Vice Chancellor 

Moderated by: Robert Continetti, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor—Academic Affairs

Opening Remarks by: Pradeep K. Khosla, Chancellor

Panelists:

  • Cheryl Anderson, Ph.D., Professor and Dean of The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science
  • James Antony, Dean of the Graduate Division and Quynh Nguyen, President of the Graduate Student Association
  • Sandra Brown, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research
  • Carlos Jensen, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor, Educational Innovation
  • Gary Matthews, Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning
  • John Moore, Ph.D., Dean of Undergraduate Education
  • Robert Schooley, M.D., Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health

Student Town Hall: Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020

Host: Alysson Satterlund, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Moderated byEbonee Williams, Director of Virtual Experience and Peer Engagement Initiatives for Student Affairs

Panelists:

  • Doug Easterly, Ed.D., Dean of Academic Advising, John Muir College
  • Maruth Figueroa, Ed.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Retention and Success
  • Vonda Garcia, Director of Financial Aid
  • Gabriela Hoffmann, Assistant Director of International Programs
  • Kimberly Giangtran, President of Associated Students
  • Patricia Mahaffey, Ed.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Life
  • Quynh Nguyen, President of the Graduate Student Association
  • Angela Scioscia, M.D., Interim Executive Director of Student Health and Wellbeing

Graduate and Professional Student Town Hall: Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020

Co-hosted by: James Antony, Dean of the Graduate Division and Quynh Nguyen, President of the Graduate Student Association

Moderated by: Ebonee Williams, Director of Virtual Experience and Peer Engagement Initiatives for Student Affairs

Panelists:

  • Mary Lillis Allen, Director of Graduate Academic Affairs
  • April Bjornsen, Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Affairs and Admissions
  • Sandra Brown, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research
  • Christopher Dayss, Associate Director of Housing, Dining and Hospitality
  • Dulce Dorado, Director of the International Students and Programs Office
  • Judy Kim, Associate Dean of the Graduate Division
  • Christina Lambert, Ph.D., CAPS Program Manager, Graduate and Professional School Students
  • Patricia Mahaffey, Ed.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Life
  • Tamara Schaps, Assistant Dean of Graduate Strategic Initiatives
  • Robert Schooley, M.D., Professor in the Department of Medicine
  • Angela Scioscia, M.D., Interim Executive Director of Student Health and Wellbeing
  • Tiffany Swiderski, Director of Graduate Student Financial Support

Staff Town Hall: Thursday, July 23, 2020

Hosted by: Nancy Resnick, Chief Human Resources Officer

Moderated by: Anne Curtis, Director of Staff Education and Development

Panelists

  • Dismas Abelman, Emergency Manager, Campus Emergency Management and Business Continuity
  • Cheryl Anderson, Ph.D., Professor and Dean of The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science
  • Bryce Besser, Staff Association, Chair
  • Otis Crockett, Senior Operations Manager, Labor Relations
  • Stephen Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning
  • Margaret Leinen, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences, Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Natasha Martin, D.Phil., Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Gary Matthews, Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning
  • Pierre Ouillet, Chief Financial Officer
  • Angela Scioscia, M.D., Interim Executive Director of Student Health and Wellness
  • Stacy Smith, Senior Benefits Analyst
  • Terri Winbush, Senior Director of Labor Relations and Employee Relations

Student Town Hall: Thursday, July 16, 2020

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Hosted by: Alysson Satterlund, Vice Chancellor—Student Affairs

Moderated by: Ebonee Williams, Director of Virtual Experience and Peer Engagement Initiatives for Student Affairs

Panelists

  • James Antony, Ph.D., Professor of Education Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division
  • Joanna Boval, Director of the Office for Students with Disabilities 
  • Dulce Dorado, Director of the International Students and Programs Office
  • Maruth Figueroa, Ed.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Retention and Success 
  • Vonda Garcia, Director of Financial Aid
  • Kimberly Giangtran, President of Associated Students
  • Patricia Mahaffey, Ed.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Life
  • John Moore, Ph.D., Professor of Linguistics and Dean of Undergraduate Education
  • Quynh Nguyen, President of the Graduate Student Association
  • Angela Scioscia, M.D., Interim Executive Director of Student Health and Well-Being 
  • Jana Severson, Director of Housing Services, Housing, Dining and Hospitality

Faculty Town Hall: Friday, July 10, 2020

Hosted by: Elizabeth H. Simmons, Executive Vice Chancellor

Moderated by: Robert Continetti, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor—Academic Affairs

Opening Remarks by: Pradeep K. Khosla, Chancellor

Panelists:

  • James Antony, Ph.D., Professor of Education Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division
  • Sandra Brown, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research
  • Maripat Corr, M.D., Professor in the Department of Medicine and Chair, Academic Senate, San Diego Division
  • Dulce Dorado, Director, International Students & Programs Office Global Education
  • Stephen Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning
  • Hemlata Jhaveri, Ph.D., Executive Director of Housing, Dining and Hospitality
  • Natasha Martin, M.D., D.Phil., Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Gary Matthews, Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning
  • John Moore, Ph.D., Professor of Linguistics and Dean of Undergraduate Education
  • Cindy Palmer, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Academic Personnel Services
  • Robert Schooley, M.D., Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health
  • Lance Scott, Research Safety Manager and Associate Director of Environment Health and Safety