SVC Communication

2019 Founders Day Chancellor Awards

January 02, 2019
We are pleased to announce that nominations for the 2019 Founders Day Chancellor Awards are open January 2 – February 14. These Chancellor Awards recognize and celebrate our colleagues for their extraordinary contributions to the university, as well as to the larger local and global community.

Happy Holidays, FAS Family

December 17, 2018
During this time of reflection and gratitude, I am thankful that you are part of our Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) family. Together, we have accomplished so much. We welcomed new staff, built new spaces, protected communities, reduced our carbon footprint, supported the critical...

Human Resources Leader Announces Retirement

December 10, 2018
David Odato, senior vice president, human resources, at UCSF Health and associate vice chancellor, human resources, for UCSF, has announced his decision to retire in June 2019. David will assist in the transition as we recruit a new leader. We thank him for his extraordinary service and...

Sharing the new FAS Executive Report

October 29, 2018
I’m pleased to share the first FAS Quarterly Executive Report, a new communication I presented to the Chancellor’s Executive Team (CET) earlier this month. The report is designed to highlight our impact to campus and give updates on our True North progress and key initiatives.

We heard you: FAS Staff Engagement Survey results

July 30, 2018
Following Chancellor Hawgood’s message about the 2018 Staff Engagement Survey results, I wanted to share more details about our FAS results and next steps. This feedback is important to understanding your perspective because one of our guiding True North pillars is to create an optimal work...

New Leader for UCSF Real Estate

July 10, 2018
With a planning process underway to re-envision Parnassus Heights and a new hospital on the horizon, change to the spaces that support our learning, teaching, patient care, and research is going to be part of the UCSF experience for many years to come.

UCSF’s New Real Estate Properties

June 19, 2018
I am pleased to share the news that UCSF has received two new real estate properties at 2130 Post Street and at 2 North Point Street in San Francisco. The property at 2130 Post Street will provide 71 units of housing at below-market rental rates for faculty when the building is ready for occupancy...

UCSF Real Estate Transitions and New Leadership

June 01, 2018
Recruitment for the Senior Associate Vice Chancellor of Real Estate/Vice President UCSF Health has concluded and we are thrilled to announce that our top candidate Brian Newman has accepted the position.  Brian is currently the Vice President of Campus Development at Oregon Health and Science...

More than a thank you: post-engagement survey

May 29, 2018
As we begin to get information back about the Staff Engagement Survey, I wanted to do more than just say thank you. You answered our call to let us hear your voice. Thank you for sharing your experiences about working here, and giving us feedback on how we can get better. 

Announcement: Real Estate Name Change

April 27, 2018
I am pleased to share news with you about updates to the campus unit that manages and creates our physical space. The unit currently known as Real Estate, Planning & Capital Programs (REPCAPS) will join with UCSF Health Design and Construction to become UCSF Real Estate, a department that...