Provost's Task Forces for the 2020 Initiative

Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi has initiated a campus conversation about how to sustain and enhance excellence at UC Davis, building on existing strengths and resources to become a more active partner with the state in supporting higher education. The campus is now considering the prospect of a new future that will include expanding educational opportunities to an increased number of California, national and international students.

Task Force on Academic Resources

Kyriacos Athanasiou, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering

Alan Buckpitt, Professor, Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine

Rosemary Capps, Assistant to the Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Catherine Chin, Director/Associate Professor, Religious Studies

Joseph DiTomaso, Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Sciences

Paul Fitzgerald, Chair and Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, School of Medicine

Adrian Glass-Moore, Undergraduate Student, ASUCD/East Asian Studies

Charles Hess, Professor Emeritus, Department of Plant Sciences

Tom Joo, Professor, School of Law

Susan Kauzlarich, Professor, Department of Chemistry

Subhash Mahajan, Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Science

Rosemary Martin-Ocampo, Unit Business Officer, Central Development Office

Nicole Moore, GSA Representative to Graduate Council and Graduate Student, Native American Studies/Education

Kathy Olmsted, Professor, Department of History, and Academic Senate Representative

Ted Powers, Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Dave Rizzo, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology

David Simpson, Professor, Department of English, and Academic Senate Representative

Task Force on Enrollment Management

Ralph Aldredge, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Academic Senate Representative

Yena Bae, Undergraduate Student, ASUCD

Theresa Costa, Academic Advisor, Department of Plant Sciences

Paul Griffin, Professor, Graduate School of Management

Susan Keen, Senior Lecturer SOE, Department of Evolution and Ecology

Alex McCalla, Professor Emeritus, Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics

Colin Milburn, Associate Professor, Department of English

Cutcha Risling Baldy, Graduate Student, Native American Studies

Susan Rivera, Professor, Department of Psychology/Center for Mind and Brain, and Academic Senate Representative

Neil Schore, Professor, Department of Chemistry

Eric Schroeder, Director of Summer and Quarter Abroad Programs, Education Abroad

Diane Ullman, Associate Dean and Professor, Department of Entomology

Jean VanderGheynst, Associate Dean and Professor, College of Engineering

Catrina Wagner, Associate Director, Office of Student Development

Deborah Ward, Associate Clinical Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis

Task force on Facilities Planning

Andreas Albrecht, Professor, Department of Physics

Trish Berger, Professor, Department of Animal Sciences

Tom Famula, Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, and Academic Senate Representative Samantha Harris, Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior

Bob Halferty, Professor Emeritus, UC Davis Emeriti Association

Bruce Hartsough, Professor, College of Engineering

Joel Hass, Professor, Department of Mathematics, and Academic Senate Representative

Stuart Hill, Professor, Department of Political Science

Tim McNeil, Director/Associate Professor, Design Program

Zack O'Donnell, Service Manager, Communication Resources

Pablo Ortiz, Professor, Department of Music Carolyn Penny, Director of International Law Programs, UC Davis School of Law and Extension

Emma Strong, Graduate Student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Adam Thongsavat, President/ Undergraduate Student, ASUCD

Peter Yellowlees, Professor, School of Medicine