UC Riverside to welcome new chancellor

RIVERSIDE, Calif. An inaugural ceremony and reception is planned for March 17 to coincide with the meeting of the Board of Regents.

The inauguration will take place at 10 a.m. at the Student Recreation Center, with UC Board of Regents Chairman Richard Blum, delivering the welcoming address.

/*University of California*/ President Mark Yudof will preside over the installation ceremony.

White was picked as chancellor after a yearlong process.

Before coming to Riverside, White was president of the /*University of Idaho*/.

An immigrant from Argentina, White earned a doctorate in human biodynamics from /*UC Berkeley*/. He was an instructor before moving into college administration.

White succeeds UCR Chancellor France A. Cordova, who left the job in June 2007 to take the top position at Purdue University.


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