Chaired by the Hon. Carlos Moreno (Ret.), an independent review team conducted an assessment and presented recommendations to address issues regarding the university’s policies, procedures, and mechanisms for responding to incidents of perceived bias, discrimination, and intolerance involving faculty of color.
The Special Programs Task Force was charged with examining the future reporting structure for Summer Sessions, the International Education Office, UCDC, ROTC, and online education, and was asked to identify, if possible, any overriding principles of management or governance that can help determine how best to organize these efforts in the future.
Huron Consulting Group conducted an assessment to increase the Graduate Division’s effectiveness and efficiency and provided recommendations that will improve the division’s service to the graduate education community.
In a time of diminished state support, self-supporting programs are an increasingly important source of revenue. The Non-Traditional and Self-Supporting Degree Program Task Force was asked to provide recommendations to ensure that deans and faculty can move expeditiously and balance academic and financial concerns.
The Task Force on Interdisciplinary Reporting Lines was asked to consider organizational challenges related to interdisciplinary units, including Centers for Interdisciplinary Instruction, Interdepartmental Degree Programs, and others. The Task Force endorsed and developed a proposal to create a new position of dean of interdisciplinary studies.
When the Technology Infrastructure Fee (TIF) was implemented, the EVCP agreed to review it after three years. The TIF Review Committee report presents results of that review. Following comments on the report, the EVCP accepted the major recommendations, with some modifications as described in a February 2011 memorandum, which is available at bit.ly/3nocK3z.
The joint Senate-Administration Research Centers Task Force reviewed all UCLA research centers that receive any state support to identify opportunities for cost cutting. The Task Force offered five recommendations, which are outlined in the report.