UCSB Academic Senate



Divisional Chair’s Newsletter - November 2020
November 25, 2020

Voluntary COVID-19 Exposure Notification System Pilot
November 16, 2020
Beginning today, UC Santa Barbara is joining other UC campuses in a pilot of California COVID Notify, California’s new, voluntary, smartphone exposure notification system (ENS). California COVID Notify is a joint effort of the University of California and the State of California, with the goal of helping mitigate the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Nominations Now Open for Academic Senate Awards
November 12, 2020

The Academic Senate annually recognizes faculty achievements in teaching, diversity promotion, graduate mentorship, and research contributions, as well as graduate student achievements in teaching assistance. Nominations are reviewed by selection committees during the winter quarter and announced in spring.

UC to Continue to Champion Diverse Student Body Despite Rejection of Proposition 16
November 4, 2020
The University of California is disappointed that Proposition 16, the state ballot measure and constitutional amendment that would have repealed Proposition 209, did not pass in this election.

Academic Council Response to President Drake Regarding the Proposed Campus Curtailment Program
November 4, 2020