June 14, 2002


Dear Colleagues:

I am pleased to announce that the search for the Vice Chancellor for Research has begun and that Professor Diane Mackie has kindly agreed to chair the search advisory committee. The roster of the committee is listed below. The job description will be developed very shortly and advertised in the very near future. I invite you to consider submitting nominations or an application for the Vice Chancellor for Research position.

I would like to thank all those who have been part of the consultation process in the formation of this committee. I would also like to thank the members and chair of the committee in advance for their commitment of time, energy and wisdom.


Henry T. Yang


Search Advisory Committee for the Vice Chancellor for Research:

Diane Mackie, Chair (Professor, Psychology)
Jim Allen (Professor and Chair, Physics)
Edwina Barvosa-Carter (Assistant Professor, Chicano Studies)
Bruce Bimber (Associate Professor, Political Science)
Jacqueline Bobo (Professor and Chair, Women's Studies Program)
Jeff Dozier (Professor, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management)
Tony Evans (Professor, Materials, Mechanical and Environmental Engineering)
Michael Furlong (Professor, Education)
Glenn Fredrickson (Professor, Chemical Engineering; Director, Mitsubishi Chemical Center for Advanced Materials)
Sabine Frühstück (Assistant Professor; East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies)
Catherine Gautier (Professor, Geography; Director, Institute for Computational Earth System Science)
Carol Genetti (Associate Professor and Chair, Linguistics)
Evelyn Hu (Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Director, iQUEST, CNSI and NNUN)
R. Stephen Humphreys (Professor, History; King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud Professor of Islamic Studies)
Jonathan Pearl (Graduate Students Association)
Associated Students, TBA
Staff Assembly and CSAC, TBA

Consultant to the Committee:
Ray Huerta (Coordinator, Affirmative Action Program)