Search Advisory Committee for the Dean of Mathematical, Life and Physical Sciences

June 13, 2007


Dear Colleagues:

Following consultation with the Academic Senate and campus colleagues, Executive Vice Chancellor Lucas and I are pleased to announce the formation of a Search Advisory Committee for our next Dean of Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences, who will also hold the title of Worster Dean of Science.

We extend our thanks to Professors Diane Mackie and Jim Allen for graciously agreeing to co-chair this important committee. We are also grateful to the members of the committee for generously agreeing to devote their valuable time and wisdom to this important task. Members of the Search Advisory Committee are listed below.

If you have any suggestions or input regarding this search, please do not hesitate to contact any of the committee members, Gene, or me.


Henry T. Yang

Search Advisory Committee for the Dean of Mathematical, Life and Physical Sciences
S. James Allen, Co-Chair (Professor, Physics)
Diane Mackie, Co-Chair (Professor, Psychology)

Ralph Archuleta (Professor, Earth Science)
Lars Bildsten (Professor, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics)
Stephanie Brower (President, Associated Students)
Hector Ceniceros (Associate Professor, Mathematics)
Carla D’Antonio (Schuyler Professor, Environmental Studies)
Leslie Edgerton (MSO, Earth Science)
Raisa Feldman (Professor and Chair, Statistics & Applied Probability)
Catherine Gautier-Downes (Professor, Geography)
Jeanette Hagan (Vice President, Graduate Students Association)
Song-I Han (Assistant Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry)
Ken Kosik (Professor, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology; Co-Director and Harriman Chair in Neuroscience Research, Neuroscience Research Institute)
Sally MacIntyre (Professor, Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology)
Melvin Oliver (Dean, Social Sciences; Professor, Sociology)
Matthew Tirrell (Dean, College of Engineering; Richard A. Auhll Professor)

Consultant to the Committee:
Raymond Huerta (Acting Director, Office of Equal Opportunity)