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Gillman turned UCI ‘On a Dime’

Orange County Business Journal, Jan. 4, 2021

January 4, 2021

Gillman turned UCI ‘On a Dime’

It’s clear that the University of California, Irvine didn’t sit the pandemic out. The university, which contributes about $5 billion to the Orange County economy every year, turned “on a dime,” according to Chancellor Howard Gillman. … The university … moved to remote work and academic instruction, while maintaining essential research and preparing its academic health system for patient care. … For those reasons the Business Journal selected Gillman as an executive of the year, in the educational sector [Business People of the Year.]