Content Tagged with: Kim A. Wilcox

'A Happy Homecoming' for Michael Drake

In a crisp blue suit, new UC President Michael Drake addressed the challenges facing the UC system in terms of the pandemic and budget shortfalls, and announced the advent of his personal “looking and listening tour.”

By UCR News | | University

University of California names Michael Drake its president

The University of California Board of Regents unanimously named Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake, M.D., as the next president of the 10-campus UC system. Drake, 69, is the 21st UC president, succeeding the retiring Janet Napolitano. When he assumes the helm in August, he will be the first...

By J.D. Warren | | University

Hispanic enrollment report names UCR No. 1

UC Riverside stands alone among the nation’s 428 more selective public universities by exceeding its potential for the number of Hispanic students it enrolls, according to new report from the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute. UCR enrolls 2% more Hispanic students than are in its college market, the report finds. That...

By J.D. Warren | | University

Chancellor's L.A. Times op-ed broaches fever to abolish SATs

In an L.A. Times op-ed UC Riverside Chancellor Kim Wilcox weighs in on the debate whether to keep standardized tests as part of the UC admissions process.

By UCR News | | University

UC Riverside scores another big win in college rankings

UC Riverside climbed 37 places in the most recent Forbes magazine rankings, from No. 64 to No. 27.

By J.D. Warren | | University

UC Riverside registers greatest gain in U.S. News rankings

UC Riverside made larger gains than any university in the United States in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. UCR jumped 39 positions in the 2019 rankings, from No. 124 in 2018, to No. 85. UCR is ranked the No. 35 public university in the nation...

By J.D. Warren | | University

UC Riverside among Washington Monthly’s Top 30

University achieves high marks for social mobility, research, and public service

By J.D. Warren | | University

UCR explores collaboration with Chinese leaders

This spring, a University of California, Riverside delegation traveled 6,698 miles west to Guangzhou, Guangdong, and Anhui Province in eastern China to strengthen UCR’s relationships with the region’s top educators, researchers, and government officials. Across the Pacific Ocean, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox and Kelechi Kalu, vice provost of International Affairs...

By Brittney Carolina | | Business

UCR explores collaboration with China’s top educations and entrepreneurs

This spring, a University of California, Riverside delegation traveled 6,698 miles west to Guangzhou, Guangdong, and Anhui Province in eastern China to strengthen UCR’s relationships with the region’s top educators, researchers, and government officials. Across the Pacific Ocean, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox and Kelechi Kalu, vice provost of International Affairs...

By Brittney Carolina | | Business

UCR’s first family makes new commitment to support students

Chancellor Kim Wilcox and his wife, Diane Del Buono, previously created the 13th Chancellor’s Research Fellowship

By J.D. Warren | | University