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Chancellor's Complex, Conference Room 111A

The December ABA meeting will feature Dean Kit Pogliano, who will share with us her thoughts and priorities for the Graduate Division.  The Chancellor’s announcement of Professor Pogliano's appointment as Graduate Dean (text pasted below) captures the scope and intent of her charge, and is intended to spark questions to be asked during the meeting or sent in advance to Jeffrey Hill (JFHILL@ucsd.edu).

Coffee service will be available beginning at 8:45 am, fifteen minutes in advance of kickoff.

8:30 to 8:45
 – Configure room for ABA meeting
8:45am – Coffee service
9:00 – Welcome and opening remarks
9:10 to 10:00 – Dean Pogliano comments and Q&A
10:00 to 10:15 – Reconfigure room for next meeting


As Graduate Dean, Dr. Pogliano has responsibility for collaborating with academic departments to recruit and admit an excellent and diverse graduate student body. Serving as an ex-officio member of the Graduate Council of the Academic Senate, she is responsible for administering policies, procedures, requirements, and standards for graduate study. In collaboration with the Graduate Council she will supervise the periodic reviews of all UC San Diego graduate programs to ensure enhanced program quality.

In addition, she will have oversight for academic students' academic progress, financial support, student affairs, diversity activities related to graduate education, and the granting of higher degrees. Moreover, Dr. Pogliano will work to enhance graduate student life at UC San Diego, partnering with the Graduate Student Association, academic and administrative units to promote community and enhance graduate student satisfaction, expand professional development opportunities, and foster an inclusive campus climate.  She will work with our General Campus academic departments to facilitate the growth of new graduate degree programs.

Lastly, Dr. Pogliano will represent UC San Diego at the University of California (UC) Council of Graduate Deans, the AAU Association of Graduate Schools, the Council of Graduate schools, and other UC and national forums.


For questions or agenda suggestions, please contact the ABA Executive Committee at abaexec@ucsd.edu
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