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Howard Gillman

Student population growth at UCI spurs construction of high-tech classroom facility

New learning space is part of fast-paced campus building boom

New faculty faces

Hiring of 100 educators goes long way toward satisfying strategic plan goal of 250

UCI ranked 9th among nation’s public universities by U.S. News & World Report

Campus also receives high marks for low student debt, serving veterans

UCI among Sierra magazine’s top 10 ‘Cool Schools’ for seventh consecutive year

Energy, transportation scores make campus highest-ranked comprehensive university

Brian Hervey

Brian Hervey named UCI vice chancellor for university advancement

Leader of campus development to look for ambitious, creative ways to fund programs

Marios Papaefthymiou

New dean named for UCI School of Information & Computer Sciences

Entrepreneur Marios Papaefthymiou chairs University of Michigan program

UCI and Los Angeles Rams bring professional football back to Orange County

Public can see players train on world-class campus field this summer and beyond

Christopher Swieca

Delayed grad-ification

Mini commencement re-created for scholar-athlete who missed June ceremony for eyesight-saving surgery

Stephen Barker to serve as dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts

In interim role, he fostered faculty diversity, arts/sciences collaboration and outreach

UCI boosts admission of California freshmen by 15.6 percent for fall 2016

Academic strength and diversity numbers also increase