November 13, 2007
For immediate release
Chair of the UC Academic Senate Dr. Michael Brown, a professor at UC Santa Barbara’s The Gevirtz School, featured in the UC Office of the President newsletter
Dr. Michael Brown of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School is featured in the current issue of Our University, the newsletter from the UC Office of the President. Brown, the Chair of the system-wide Academic Senate, is a Professor in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology. A fellow in the American Psychological Association, Brown focuses on research issues related to career counseling for ethnic and racial minorities.
The interview concerns the challenges facing the University of California, its Academic Senate, and individual faculty members. Brown says, “What UC represents to me and so many others is hope – hope to better oneself and better the community and to make a contribution beyond your own life and family. Anyone with chutzpah and hard work can take this wonderful university education and rise to make great contributions not just to their own life but also to the world.”
The entire interview can be read on-line at the UCOP website.
[Michael Brown is available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at 805 893 5789]
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