October 2, 1984
I attach for your information a new policy, effective immediately, which governs five-year reviews of the Directors of the Department of Energy Laboratories. I reported the establishment of this policy to The Regents at their September meeting.
Let me thank you very much for all of the help and advice you have provided to me during the development of this policy.
With all good wishes, I am,
David Pierpont Gardner
Office of the President
September 24, 1984
FIVE-YEAR REVIEWS OF THE POLICY
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY LABORATORY DIRECTORS
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
The President shall conduct reviews of the Directors of the
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, the Los Alamos National
Laboratory, and the Lawrence Livermore National Scientific
Laboratory at approximately five-year intervals as part of the
University's responsibility for management of the
The President and the Senior Vice President--Academic Affairs will collect and integrate information from three sources:
The Special Review Board will be appointed by and report to the President.
The Special Review Board will consist of five or more persons representing both scientific and management competence to ensure a review of all aspects of the Director's role.
The Special Review Board may seek information from any of the constituencies that the Laboratory interacts with or serves, including all levels or government, academia, industry, and Laboratory staff.
In addition, the Special Review Board may wish
to consult with the President's Advisory
Committees for the Laboratories, although the
views of the latter will be solicited separately
by the President as well.
The review is to assess the quality of the Director's leadership: