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Chancellor's Leadership and Development Speaker Series

Chancellor's Leadership and Development Speaker Series

The goal of the Chancellor’s Leadership Development Speaker Series is to create an avenue for students to interact with the university’s leadership, as well as familiarize themselves with the structures, roles, and responsibilities of the university’s administration. This year, the speakers will focus on the steps they've taken to advance in their careers as well as share their vision for the future of their department or program. For more information, please contact

Door prize drawing: with each seminar attended, students earn one (1) entry into a drawing for one (1) of three (3) $150 VISA gift cards. Winners will be announced following the conclusion of the speaker series.


Fall Quarter 2020

Erum Abbasi Syed: Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies

October 29, 2:00-3:00pm | Zoom | Register Here


Prasant Mohapatra, Ph.D.: Vice Chancellor for Research

November 19, 2:00-3:00pm | Zoom | Register Here

Winter Quarter 2021

Cory Vu, Ph.D.: Associate Vice Chancellor for Health, Wellness, and Divisional Resources

January 21, 2:00-3:00pm | Zoom | Register Here


Maisha T. Winn, Ph.D.: Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Chancellor's Leadership Professor, and Co-Director of Transformative Justice in Education Center

February 25, 2:00-3:00pm | Zoom | Register Here

Spring Quarter 2021

Lorena Oropeza, Ph.D.: Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Diversity

April 22, 2:00-3:00pm | Zoom | Register Here


Mary Croughan, Ph.D.: Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

May 13, 2:00-3:00pm | Zoom | Register Here