July 7, 2020


SUBJECT:    Return to Learn Faculty Town Hall, Friday July 10

In preparing for the Fall 2020 Quarter, we plan to welcome back
students, faculty and staff through an incremental repopulation of
campus through a program called Return to Learn. We understand that
there are many questions surrounding this program and invite you to join
us on Friday, July 10, 2020 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., for a faculty
town hall, where campus leaders will share updates and address questions
related to university operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The faculty town hall will feature a Q&A session moderated by Senior
Associate Vice Chancellor Robert Continetti with the following panelists
joining us to answer questions from faculty:

* JAMES ANTONY, Ph.D., Professor of Education Studies and Dean of the
Graduate Division
* SANDRA BROWN, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research
* MARIPAT CORR, M.D., Professor in the Department of Medicine and Chair,
Academic Senate, San Diego Division
* DULCE DORADO, Director, International Students & Programs Office
Global Education
* STEPHEN JACKSON, Associate Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and
* HEMLATA JHAVERI, Ph.D., Executive Director of Housing, Dining and
* NATASHA MARTIN, M.D., D.Phil., Associate Professor of Medicine
* GARY MATTHEWS, Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning
* JOHN MOORE, Ph.D., Professor of Linguistics and Dean of Undergraduate
* CINDY PALMER, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Academic Personnel Services
* ROBERT SCHOOLEY, M.D., Professor in the Department of Medicine,
Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health
* LANCE SCOTT, Research Safety Manager and Associate Director of
Environment Health and Safety

We invite you to submit a question as part of your registration or
during the event itself. While we will not be able to address all
questions during the event, we will make every effort to do so through
an FAQ on the Return to Learn website at

Register for the event at:

We stand with you during this time of great uncertainty, where the
situation continues to evolve rapidly. The health and safety of our
campus community will continue to be paramount in all university
decisions. We hope these discussions will assuage some of your concerns,
and we greatly appreciate your patience, flexibility, and resilience.

Pradeep K. Khosla

Elizabeth H. Simmons
Executive Vice Chancellor