May: UCD, city should be ‘good partners, good neighbors’

On only his second day on the job, May was making good on his promise to go on a “listening tour” to learn more about his new university and community. Spending about 45 minutes at The Enterprise offices, the soft-spoken chancellor discussed some of his plans as well as some challenges he knows are ahead. For starters, May expects that at least a third of his time will be devoted to fundraising — he describes his version as “friend-raising, not fundraising.” During the last fundraising campaign at Georgia Tech, where May was the dean of the College of Engineering, he said he helped raise $544 million for his college. This is the reality when UCD is receiving about 9 percent of its budget from the state of California, and another 10 percent or so from tuition, he said.

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by Tanya Perez, The Davis Enterprise.

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