UC Merced

Statewide Assembly 2016

UC Merced
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 10:00am to Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 2:45pm (ended)
UC Merced
Registration URL:
Contact person:
Jerrold Shiroma

This year LAUC's annual assembly will be held at UC Merced, with Dan Russell of Google as the keynote speaker. Please see the tabs below for details about registration, travel, and the day's program. 

The assembly will be available to view live via the following URL: http://ucm.edu/e87dad. In addition, remote viewers will be able to chat in questions during the afternoon sessions via a ReadyTalk webcast. Please use the following URL to register for the chat webcast: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/xcbox4nym2ye&eom. Please note that the video portion of the Assembly will not be broadcast via ReadyTalk. Chat will open at 12:30PM.

Questions can also be sent in via Twitter using the hashtag #LAUCAssembly2016.

Print version of agenda

9:30 – 10:00:
Registration and Refreshments

10:00 – 12:00:
A. Call to Order
B. Announcements
C. Preliminaries
i. Roll Call of Divisions and Delegates:
ii. Approval of Minutes (Draft Minutes - Statewide Assembly, April 17, 2015)
D. Committee Reports (submitted and posted)
i. Research and Professional Development Committee Update
ii. Committee on Diversity Update
iii. Committee on Professional Governance
E. LAUC Representative Reports (submitted and posted)
F. President's Report
G. Other required business

12:00 – 1:00:
Lunch and Poster Session

1:00 – 1:30:
H. Discussion of new UCLAS Structure with Donald Barclay

1:30 – 3:00:
I. Session with Dan Russell of Google


Presentation documents will be posted here when available.

  • Directions to campus can be found here:

  • UC Merced will honor all quarterly and annual faculty / staff parking permits from other UC campuses. Permits are also available to purchase for $6 (valid for 6-8 hours). Signs will be posted for Assembly parking
  • Merced Regional Airport provides limited service on the following routes via Boutique Air:
    LAX / Merced
    OAK / Merced

  • The next closest airport for travelling to Merced is Fresno Yosemite International Aiport.

  • We have reserved hotel rooms at a discounted rate at the following hotels:

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites Merced

    Group code: LAU

    $99.00 / Rate available until 2/28/2016

    151 South Parsons Ave.
    Merced, CA 95341
    Phone: 209-384-3700
    Fax: 209-384-3760

    Courtyard by Marriott Merced

    Group code: LAULAUK – 1 king bed / LAULAUQ – 2 queen beds

    $109.00 / Rate available until 3/6/2016

    750 Motel Drive
    Merced, CA 95340
    Phone: 209-725-1221
    Fax: 209-725-1222

    Hampton Inn & Suites Merced

    15% off best available rate

    225 South Parsons Ave.
    Merced, CA 95340
    Phone: 209-386-1210
    Fax: 209-386-1211

Questions? Contact Jerrold Shiroma at jshiroma [at] ucmerced.edu