University of California-Merced


UC Merced opened Sept. 5, 2005, as the newest campus in the University of California system and the first American research university of the 21st century. Situated near Yosemite National Park, the campus significantly expands access to the UC system for students throughout the state, with a special... Read more






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Juan Sánchez Muñoz

Luanna Putney
Associate Chancellor & Chief of Staff to the Chancellor
Marjorie Zatz
Interim Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost
Gillian Wilson
Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation & Economic Development
Kurt Schnier
Interim Vice Chancellor & Chief Financial Officer
Daniel T. Okoli
Vice Chancellor & Chief Operating Officer
Delia Saenz
Vice Chancellor & Chief Diversity Officer
Sarah Frey
Vice Provost and Dean, Undergraduate Education
Tom Hansford
Vice Provost for Academic Personnel
Nick Dugan
Vice Chancellor & Chief Information Officer
Charles Nies
Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs
Elizabeth R. Dumont
Dean of the School of Natural Sciences
Jeffrey W. Gilger
Dean of the School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts
Hrant P. Hratchian
Dean, Graduate Studies
Stella Ngai
Chief Campus Counsel
Patti Liwang
Chair, Academic Senate
Christiane Spitzmueller
VP, Academic Affairs & Strategy
Ramesh Balasubramaniam
Interim Director, Ernest & Julio Gallo Management Program