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The Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer for UC San Diego. In consultation with the San Diego Division of the Academic Senate, the EVC has oversight for academic planning and programming, the development and implementation of academic policy, and the academic personnel process...Read More

Academic Affairs News 

  • September 4 Letter from EVC Simmons - What UC San Diego's Fall 2020 Plan and Return to Campus requirements mean for Academic Affairs employees 
  • August 14 NewsletterReminders about virtual advising and resources for supporting students, information about the campus financial strategy, and professional development opportunities for managing remote teams. 
  • July 27 NewsletterInformation related to long-term education strategies, changes to UC benefit programs, incoming faculty, and self-care during COVID-19. 
  • July 15 Updates from EVC Simmons - Update regarding the recent policy change impacting international students as well as information and resources related to flexible instruction for the upcoming academic year. 
  • July 8 Newsletter - Welcome resources for summer session instructors, information about Return to Learn town halls, updates regarding the SEVP regulations for international students, and more
  • June 29 Letter from EVC Simmons - Important update regarding the collaborative budget planning process and supporting information about General Campus collaborative budget planning
  • June 19 Newsletter - Information regarding faculty departmental tech liaisons for remote instruction, applications for Changemaker faculty fellowships, tenure clock extension resources, upcoming financial system changes, and more
  • June 5 Newsletter - Guidance for finals week, information about collaborative budget planning in response to COVID-19, the procedure for employees visiting campus, reminders about virtual commencement ceremonies, and more.
  • May 22 Newsletter - Information about instruction options for fall courses, reminders about preparing for summer sessions, graduate education updates, brief summaries of current task forces, and more.
  • May 8 Newsletter - Information about spring teaching evaluations, tools to improve remote lectures, recommendations for remote course assessments, the new student advising site, and more.
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