University of California, San Diego
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & PLANNING
March 28, 2000
KEY ACADEMIC & STAFF ADMINISTRATORS/KEY SUPPORT STAFF
SUBJECT: UCOP Appointments of Vice Presidents
The UC Office of the President has announced three new systemwide appointments. They include:
Joseph Mullinix, named UC Senior Vice President for Business and Finance. Mullinix currently is a senior administrative and finance official at Yale University, serving as Vice President for Finance and Administration. Before joining Yale in 1993, he worked for 10 years at Columbia University, where he rose to senior vice president. As Senior Vice President for Business and Finance at UC, Mullinix will oversee a wide range of administrative functions ranging from long-range budget planning to human resources to the university's management of the Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos national laboratories.
Michael V. Drake, M.D., appointed UC Vice President for Health Affairs. Drake currently is the Steven P. Shearing Professor of Ophthalmology at UC San Francisco and vice chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology. He also serves as Senior Associate Dean for Admissions and Extramural Academic Programs at UCSF, with responsibilities for the UCSF-Fresno Medical Education Program. In his systemwide role he will oversee education at UC's five academic medical centers.
Alex Saragoza, appointed UC Vice President for Educational Outreach. Saragoza has served as a faculty member in the UC Berkeley Department of Ethnic Studies since 1986 and is the author of numerous articles and essays on Mexican culture and history, the mass media in Mexican history, and the history of Mexican immigrants to the U.S. As systemwide Vice President for Educational Outreach, Saragoza will oversee a complex and far-reaching effort by the university to prepare larger numbers of underrepresented minority students for admission to UC, and coordinate the university's efforts to work with K-12 educators and other segments of higher education to improve teacher quality and student performance.