Chancellor Gary May

Executive Communications

UC Davis Executive Communications Guide

The Office of Strategic Communications supports Chancellor Gary S. May and Provost Mary Croughan with overall communication efforts, including media requests, speaker requests and digital communications. Below are helpful links about Chancellor May and Provost Croughan, including forms on how to request a speaking engagement. For media inquiries, contact Chief Marketing and Communications Director Dana Topousis.

Chancellor Gary S. May 

Chancellor Gary S. May

Gary S. May is the seventh chancellor of UC Davis. He envisions leading the university to new heights in academic excellence, inclusion, public service and upward mobility for students of all backgrounds.

Chancellor May’s Leadership website 
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Chancellor May on social media

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Provost Mary Croughan

Provost Mary Croughan


Mary S. Croughan became the provost and executive vice chancellor of the University of California, Davis on July 1, 2020. Croughan is a seasoned administrator in higher education and a distinguished professor and researcher in family medicine, OB/GYN, and epidemiology who has served more than 30 years at the University of California—first at the UCSF School of Medicine and then at the UC Office of the President—and three years at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Provost Croughan’s Bio
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