Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 3, Number 9 | June 29, 2007

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Robert Grey
UCR Welcomes Acting Chancellor
Robert Grey, a former Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor at UC Davis, will serve as acting chancellor, UC President Robert Dynes announced Tuesday. Grey, 67, will succeed Chancellor France A. Córdova, who is ending her term this week to take on the presidency of Purdue University. His first day is June 29. He will live in the Chancellor’s residence and serve as UCR’s leader until a permanent chancellor is identified through a national search.
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Academic Senate Honors Outstanding Faculty
UCR’s Academic Senate recently recognized a number of faculty who show excellence in teaching, service to the university and research.
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Snack and Study
Vice Provost Andrew Grosovsky (left) and Thomas Cogswell, chair of the Academic Senate (above), hand out snacks to students in the Tomás Rivera Library during finals week. A half-dozen faculty members distributed sodas, water, candy, apples and doughnuts in the Rivera and Science libraries. “Eat, drink and study,” Cogswell told students as he made the rounds of upstairs study rooms.
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UC Board of Regents Approves Stewart as AGSM Dean
David Stewart, the Robert E. Brooker professor of marketing and chair of the Department of Marketing in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, has been appointed dean of the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCR. He will assume his duties on July 16.
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A security guard checks the purse of a guest during one of the six commencement ceremonies.
Campus Unites to Face Threat
Commencement ’07 will go down in the annals of UCR as a trial by fire for staff and faculty who exhibited courage and teamwork to pull off six ceremonies under highly unusual circumstances. The discovery of an incendiary device near the commencement site and threatening letters set off a cascading series of tough decisions on Friday, June 15 for a variety of people on campus.
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