Saturday, July 7, 2018

UCLA History: Origins of the Faculty Center

The building shown above is not quite what was eventually constructed, nor is it just for men. Dean McHenry, whose signature appears on the document, went on to be chancellor at UC-Santa Cruz where he was deemed to be at fault: (click on the link below)

By the way, if you are a member, you should have received the following notification:

Board of Governors Elections
Members of the Faculty Center Association

Dear Colleagues: 

We are voting to fill the office of President-elect and two Member-at-large seats on the Board of Governors.  We hope you will read carefully the biographical statements submitted by the candidates and will participate in this important election (link to candidates' statements).*  The Faculty Center has a new unparalleled opportunity to make major improvements to our facility while enhancing our business and making this the central home for all UCLA faculty, staff and affiliates. 

Based on responses to the Call for Nominations issued in April, the Nominations and Election Committee’s slate is as follows:


Julie Kwan, Librarian Emerita

Members-at-large (2 vacancies)
You may vote for 2 candidates, including write-ins

Caroline A. Streeter
Associate Professor, English & African American Studies 

Benjamin Zuckerman
Professor & Research Professor, Physics & Astronomy

The voting process is a mail-in procedure.  Your official ballot will be mailed to you shortly. Please let us know if you do not receive your official ballot in the mail. Your ballot must be postmarked or returned to the Faculty Center drop-box no later than Monday, July 30, 2018 (extended from the July 23 deadline announced in the Faculty Center Newsletter).

Kathleen McHugh
Chair, Nominations & Elections Committee
President-Elect, 2017-18

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