VICE PROVOST AND DEAN OF UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Richard Hughey

Location: 217 Kerr Hall
Email: vpdue@ucsc.edu
Phone: (831) 459-1993
Mailstop: Chancellor's Office

Richard provides leadership for initiatives to sustain and improve the quality of undergraduate education at UCSC. He provides direct oversight for academic advising, academic offerings in the colleges, summer session, teaching improvement, honors and awards, and Enrollment Management (Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, and Orientation). He also oversees the Division of Global Engagement.

 

ASSISTANT DEAN - PLANNING & RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Theodore (Ted) Codding

Location: 25 Kerr Hall
Email: tcodding@ucsc.edu
Phone: (831) 459-1706
Mailstop: Chancellor's Office

Ted is the division’s chief business officer. He provides budget oversight and resource planning for the departments and units in undergraduate education as well as Global Engagement, facilitates the development of strategic and budgeting plans, confers with division managers on financial and operational issues, oversees personnel actions with fiscal implications, supervises the extramural budget analysts, and assists in the development of division policies and principles.

 

ASSISTANT DEAN - PERSONNEL & POLICY
Elani Zissimopoulos

Location: 21 Kerr Hall
Email: ezissimo@ucsc.edu
Phone: (831) 459-2590
Mailstop: Chancellor's Office

Elani is the division's chief human resources officer. She is responsible for all operations in the Human Resources Office for the Divisions of Undergraduate Education (UE) and Global Engagement (GE). Her responsibilities include oversight of academic appointments and reviews for UE, GE, and the Division of Student Success which includes the Colleges, Summer Session, the Educational Partnership Center, Study Abroad, and Learning Support Services. Her office is also responsible for managing staff and academic employment actions, as well as interpreting and applying personnel policies and procedures.

 

CHIEF OF STAFF
Tracy Crick

Location: 210 Kerr Hall
Email: tkirby@ucsc.edu
Phone: (831) 459-1993
Mailstop: Chancellor's Office

Tracy acts as a conduit and the communications leader for the Divisions of Undergraduate Education and Global Engagement. She serves as an advisor to all units providing leadership and guidance in facilitating the resolution of complex issues, strategic planning and advancing divisional and campus priorities. She also coordinates the management of the daily operations of the VPDUE and Undergraduate Education divisional office.

 

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Claire Kim-Shin

Location: 217 Kerr Hall
Email: skimshin@ucsc.edu
Phone: (831) 459-1993
Mailstop: Chancellor's Office

Claire maintains the calendar for Richard Hughey, Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education and Interim Vice Provost of Global Engagement. She provides administrative/analytical support to the VPDUE/IVPGE and Divisions on a wide variety of one-time and ongoing projects and manages annual divisional events.