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Health Sciences Appointment to an Administrative Endowed Chair

Learn how a candidate is appointed to an administrative chair in the Health Sciences.

All chairholders appointed January 1, 2015 and thereafter, are covered by the UC San Diego Guidelines for New Endowed Chairs (PDF)

1. Academic Personnel Services (APS)

  • Prepares the chancellor's letter appointing the candidate to the Endowed Chair
  • Sends the letter to the candidate, with copies to:
    • EVCAA
    • VCHS or designee
    • Department Chair
    • SOM Development Office
    • Donor Stewardship Office

2. VCHS or designee

  • Prepares and sends a second letter to the candidate with the following information within a week of the appointment letter:
    • Endowment details, including income
    • Allowable expenditures
    • Reporting requirements
    • Chair Term

3. APS

  • Sends an e-mail communicating the candidate's response to:
    • EVCAA
    • Dean
    • Department chair (if applicable)
For more information, contact Lynn Field-Karsh, (858) 822-4032.