CAMPUS NOTICE

 

OFFICE OF THE CHANCELLOR

March 18, 2019


ALL ACADEMICS, STAFF, AND STUDENTS AT UC SAN DIEGO Including Health

SUBJECT:    UC San Diego Standing Together

UC San Diego Statement: Standing Together

Friday brought the tragic news that at least 84 people were murdered or
injured in horrendous attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New
Zealand. Over the weekend, the world mourned as we felt the impact of
this despicable act. On Saturday evening, our Muslim Student Association
gathered among friends and allies to generously affirm their commitment
to the principles of inclusion, faith and love through an act of
community prayer. Our students demonstrated the empathy and fortitude
needed to advance peace, mutual respect and compassion in our world. We
are proud that you are members of the UC San Diego community and we
share your profound grief.

For those seeking solace, we are here for you. Support resources for UC
San Diego faculty, staff and students include Counseling and
Psychological Services, (858) 534-3755, and the Faculty and Staff
Assistance Program, (858) 534-5523. Support services for UC San Diego
Health System employees are available through the Optum Employee
Assistance Program, (866-808-6205).

On behalf of our UC San Diego community, we extend our sympathy to those
who are suffering, express solidarity with the Muslim community, and
condemn in the strongest possible terms, acts of hate, discrimination,
racism and any form of violence directed at others because of their
identity, ethnicity, race, religion, or beliefs.



Sincerely,

Pradeep K. Khosla
Chancellor

Elizabeth H. Simmons
Executive Vice Chancellor

David Brenner
Vice Chancellor - Health Sciences

Sandra Brown
Vice Chancellor Research

Margaret Leinen
Vice Chancellor Marine Sciences
Director
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Gary C. Matthews
Vice Chancellor
Resource Management and Planning

Pierre Ouillet
Vice Chancellor
Chief Financial Officer

Becky Petitt
Vice Chancellor
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Alysson Satterlund
Vice Chancellor Student Affairs

Patty Maysent
Chief Executive Of
UC San Diego Health

Robert Horwitz
Chair, Academic Senate
San Diego Division