Today (Sept. 15) UC Regents approved Barbara Allen-Diaz as Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources, effective Oct. 1. Allen-Diaz is a professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management and currently an associate vice president of ANR.
In a video message posted today, ANR VP Dan Dooley announces changes in his role in the UC Office of the President.Appointed to lead the Division in January 2008, Dooley accepted the additional responsibilities of the Senior Vice President for External Affairs in November 2008, and has served since then in both roles.
After consultation with President Yudof and others at the University of California office of the President, the decision was made to restructure the Division's senior management to enhance ANR's representation within the University. Dooley will retain the title of Senior Vice President and continue to be involved in the strategic direction of ANR as a "Senior Advisor to the President for Agriculture and Natural Resources."