SVC Communication

Results are in: FAS Staff Engagement Survey 2019

July 08, 2019
The results are in! Following Chancellor Hawgood’s message about UCSF’s 2019 Staff Engagement Survey results, I wanted to share more details about our FAS results and next steps. One of our five guiding True North pillars is to create an optimal work experience for you. I’m proud that our results...

HR Interim Leadership Update

June 24, 2019
We want to update you on our interim leadership plan for UCSF Human Resources upon current Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) David Odato’s retirement on June 27. We have made excellent progress on our recruitment of a new CHRO. This position oversees HR for the campus and UCSF Health. Effective...

FAS All Staff Update June 2019 

June 20, 2019
Keeping FAS Staff in the loop on leadership updates, SVC Star Award Winners, and celebrating FAS June retirees.  

Interim Leadership Updates

June 10, 2019
I’m writing to share our interim leadership plan for several key positions within FAS: Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Program Management Office (PMO) and the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). We are fortunate to have so much talent within our organization to continue the important work we do to...

UCSF Finance leadership announcement

May 20, 2019
Dear Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) Community, Teresa Costantinidis, Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer, will be departing UCSF to take on the role of Senior Vice President Finance and Administration at the University of New Mexico. Teresa will begin her new position on July...

SVC Jenny's Interim UCOP Appointment

May 16, 2019
University of California President Janet Napolitano has asked me to serve as the interim executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) for the UC system while continuing my role as UCSF Senior Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration (SVC) effective July 15. Current UC Executive...

May 2019 FAS Executive Report 

May 09, 2019
We are pleased to share the third FAS Quarterly Executive Report, a communication designed to highlight our impact to campus and give updates on our True North progress and key initiatives. 

Share Your Voice: Staff Engagement Survey 2019

April 29, 2019
On April 30, you will be invited to take our annual UCSF Staff Engagement Survey. It’s one way to assess how we are progressing toward our True North goal to create an optimal work experience. To me it’s about more than the numbers; it’s about the conversations we all have with our teams after the...

FAS in Action

April 23, 2019
Since last year's Staff Engagement Survey, dozens of FAS teams across our seven departments have put together action plans to help address the areas where you told us we could do better and help build community. We collected a few photos from all corners of FAS to capture the ways we celebrate,...

Join me for the 2019 Cool Campus Challenge

April 01, 2019
As part of the Carbon Neutrality Initiative and our efforts to wipe out UC’s carbon footprint by 2025, all ten University of California campuses are participating in the 2019 Cool Campus Challenge (CCC). This friendly 4-week challenge is designed to educate and motivate the University community to...