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Mission Statement

The Executive Vice Chancellor is the chief academic officer of the University of California, Santa Barbara. The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor, in consultation with the Santa Barbara Division of the Academic Senate, has oversight for academic planning and programming, the development and implementation of academic policy, and the academic personnel process. The office has responsibility for all academic units, on and off-campus instructional activities, and instructional support programs. It maintains formal liaison with the Office of the President.

UCSB is enormously proud of the national and international recognition, a credit to its outstanding faculty, students, research and instructional programs. The Executive Vice Chancellor is committed to working with all of the UCSB constituents to chart a strategic path that positions UCSB as one of the nation's top research universities in the 21st century; one that emphasizes our commitment to the highest quality of teaching, research, public service, outreach, and the pursuit of excellence and diversity.

Executive Vice Chancellor

David Marshall

David Marshall
Executive Vice Chancellor
Professor of English and Comparative Literature

(805) 893-2785
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