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Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi

Blue Ribbon Committee on Research

Offices of the Chancellor and Provost

Fifth floor, Mrak Hall
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

(530) 752-2065

Blue Ribbon Committee on Research

The chancellor created a Blue Ribbon Committee on Research to plan how UC Davis can reach a higher level of prominence as a leading research university. Also included is the report from an independent group hired to assess UC Davis' research practices and effectiveness.

Final report

The committee has recommended changes to the UC Davis research enterprise to support a new culture of creativity, inquisitiveness, entrepreneurship, collaboration and risk-taking.

The independent assessment

The Washington Advisory Group, a higher education consulting company, was enaged by Chancellor Katehi to review UC Davis's research programsand make recommendations to boost the research enterprise at UC Davis.  

Responsibilities and committee membership

The Blue Ribbon Committee on Research is given its charge and the committee members are appointed in this February 2010 document.