Academic Affairs

We are a systemwide resource for academic excellence in research, teaching and public service.

Academic Affairs builds on the energy and academic strength of UC’s campuses to enhance the system’s educational impact. We help recruit and retain outstanding professors and provide them with the support they need to succeed. We promote excellence through programs that help prepare, recruit and support undergraduate, graduate and professional students. We manage programs that help position UC and California as engines of economic, social and cultural development. And we ensure that UC remains on the cutting edge of innovation in teaching and learning by supporting new academic initiatives.

Michael Brown

Michael Brown

Provost and Executive Vice President


Academic Personnel and Programs

Advances UC’s mission through innovative academic policy and programs serving UC faculty and students.

Top Destinations
Academic Personnel Manual
Diversity: Faculty and other academic personnel

Diversity and Engagement

Manages and evaluates student and teacher preparation programs and works with the CCC and CSU systems to enhance the accessibility of university degrees.

Top Destinations
College access programs
Statewide partnerships
Reports and accountability
Program outcomes

Institutional Research and Academic Planning

Provides information and analysis in support of university management, planning and decision-making.

Top Destinations
UC Information Center
UC Accountability Report
UC in California maps
UC facts at a glance (pdf)

Research and Innovation

Coordinates systemwide policies for technology transfer, intellectual property and graduate study and manages a portfolio of grants.

Top Destinations
Research Grants Program Office
Natural Reserve System
Graduate Studies
Research Policy Analysis and Coordination

Student Affairs

Maintains UC's admissions process and portal, oversees student financial aid policies throughout the system and works closely with community colleges and high schools on courses and criteria for admission to UC.

Top Destinations
Financial aid policies
Data and reporting
Student services programs

Contact Us

Academic Affairs
University of California
Office of the President
1111 Franklin St., 12th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607

Innovative Learning Technology Initiative (ILTI)

ILTI aims to expand the use of innovative and high-quality online instruction to improve student access to high-demand courses.

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Position Opening: VP for Research and Innovation

UC invites applications and nominations for the newly created position of Vice President for Research and Innovation.

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