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Forging  a  Path  for  UCLA's  Second  Century 

UCLA’s executive vice chancellor and provost serves as the university’s second-ranking officer and strategic partner to the chancellor, bringing broad vision and executive leadership to campuswide policymaking, planning, initiatives, and operations.

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UCLA is one of the nation’s shining examples of excellent and accessible public higher education, a place that brings together talented students and scholars of all backgrounds and improves the lives of countless individuals through our mission of education, research, and service. It is a privilege to do this work in the diverse and dynamic city of Los Angeles — a vibrant place where many dozens of languages are spoken and where innovation and creativity permeate.
Emily A. Carter, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
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Statement on the Importance of Constructive Dialogue

In a diverse university community committed to rigorous inquiry and free expression, disagreements — intellectual, political, ethical, or otherwise — will inevitably arise. At UCLA, my hope is that we do not feel threatened by differences of opinion but instead view them as opportunities to engage and learn from each other. With faculty, students, and staff hailing from all over the world, UCLA affords all of us the benefit of encountering, considering, wrestling with, and responding to ideas we have never come across before, even those that make us uncomfortable.

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