Placed Leaders

John MacMillan

Vice Chancellor for Research

University of California Santa Cruz

Storbeck Search | Diversified Search Group partnered with the University of California Santa Cruz to conduct a nationwide search that resulted in the appointment of John MacMillan as Vice Chancellor for Research.

“John’s experience, collaborative approach, strong leadership, and track record of supporting our efforts in research and creative activities make him the ideal person to lead the Office of Research,” said Chancellor Cindy Larive. “He arrived on campus in 2017 as a Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and was named Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in 2019. Since then, he has improved the effectiveness of the office and supported the growth of research activity across all divisions, promoting research and researchers.”

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