Susan Desmond-Hellmann named UC San Francisco chancellor
Pioneering cancer researcher and Genetech executive takes helm Aug. 3. Desmond-Hellmann, who served her residency at UCSF, will replace Nobel laureate J. Michael Bishop, M.D., who has been chancellor since 1998.
Linda Katehi named UC Davis chancellor
Engineering researcher will join UC on Aug. 17. Currently provost and vice chancellor of the 41,000-student University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she will succeed Larry Vanderhoef, who has served 15 years as chancellor.