November 29, 2005


Dear Colleagues:

I regret to inform you that the ceremonial groundbreaking scheduled forthis Friday, December 2, has been postponed. Due to exceptionally highcontractor bids, University of California regulations require us toconsult with the State Department of Finance before proceeding.

The university remains committed to the exciting programs of the GevirtzGraduate School of Education, the College of Letters and Science, andthe Center for Film, Television and New Media. We will announce the newdate as soon as we are able to reschedule. Please accept our apologiesfor any inconvenience.

We appreciate the dedication of our colleagues, and we look forward tocontinuing to work together to fulfill our shared vision for the futureof our campus.

Henry T. Yang