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September 22, 1997

Fall retreat fuels campus planning effort
More than 100 faculty, staff, students, and UC Santa Cruz Foundation members discussed ideas for the campus's future at the Chancellor's Fall Retreat on Wednesday, September 10. The theme of the retreat was "The Engaged University."

New textbook teaches principles of agroecology
Environmental studies professor Stephen Gliessman is an internationally recognized leader in the field of agroecology, and this fall for the first time, students around the world will benefit from his expertise when they peruse the pages of his new agroecology textbook.

Answering questions about UCSC's newest neighborhood
Housing, Dining, and Child Care Services have provided a fact sheet about "The Village," the campus's new modular student housing.

Vote planned for November on domestic partners proposal
The University of California Board of Regents will vote in November on a proposal to provide health benefits to domestic partners of UC faculty, students, staff, and retirees.

Chancellor is featured speaker at UC Management and Leadership Conference
"Mission Possible: Managing our Mandate, Shaping our Future" is the theme of the UC systemwide Management and Leadership Conference (UCML) on Oct. 26-28 at the Hyatt Newporter, Newport Beach.

UC president urges support for fee, funding bills
University of California President Richard C. Atkinson has urged Gov. Wilson to sign two bills before him that would cut undergraduate student fees for California residents next year and provide necessary state funding for higher education at least through the year 2003.

Regents approve national laboratory contracts
The University of California Board of Regents has approved five-year contract extensions for UC's management of three U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories.

Committee recommends continuation of 10th campus planning
A committee of the University of California's Board of Regents has recommended the Regents authorize continued planning and development of a 10th campus of the University of California at Lake Yosemite near Merced.

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