Dr. Richard Pan Makes Statement on Selection of Gary May as UC Davis Chancellor

February 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Dr. Richard Pan, a former UC Davis faculty member and Director of the UC Davis Pediatric Residency Program, made the following statement regarding the selection of Gary May, Ph.D. as UC Davis Chancellor:

“I am excited by the selection of Gary May, Ph.D. as the next Chancellor of UC Davis. Dr. May’s accomplishments in engineering and in promoting diversity in higher education and STEM fields will be a tremendous asset to UC Davis and the UC system. I want to thank UC President Napolitano for her commitment that the next UC Davis Chancellor will prioritize campus engagement with the Sacramento region, and I am looking forward to working with Dr. May on partnerships that will contribute significantly to the development of the Sacramento region, including the World Food Center, the Oak Park promise zone and pipeline programs to expand access to UC Davis for all students.”