About the Office

The chancellor of UCLA shapes the vision and strategic plan for the campus, and grows and diversifies revenue streams in support of the university’s mission.

The chancellor manages UCLA’s $7.5-billion budget and its more than 43,000 students, 4,300 faculty and 42,000 employees. The chancellor also plays a vital external role, serving as a thought leader and working with colleagues around the world to address challenges and opportunities both at UCLA and in public higher education.

The chancellor reports to the president of the University of California, and serves as a peer and partner to chancellors of the other nine UC campuses.

To learn more about the history of the office, please visit the UCLA Past Leaders site.

Chancellor Gene Block

Gene Block was appointed chancellor in 2007. As chief executive officer of UCLA, Chancellor Block oversees all aspects of the university’s three-part mission of education, research and service.

Read Chancellor Block's biography
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