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Class Change from Top of Old Physics Building, Royce Hall in Background,1966 (Ansel Adams)

Detail of "Fountain, ca. 1967" (Ansel Adams)


The need for another general campus of the University in northern California was first indicated publicly in 1957. The "South Central Coast" counties were designated as the appropriate region and were approved by the Regents in October, 1957. In March, 1961, the 2,000-acre Cowell Ranch site overlooking Monterey Bay was chosen. The following July, Dean E. McHenry was appointed chancellor and the campus received a general allocation of functions in the University-wide academic plan.

In February, 1962, a physical master planning design team, headed by John Carl Warnecke, architect, and Thomas D. Church, landscape architect, was selected. The resulting long range development plan was accepted by the Regents in September, 1963.

 
 
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ

Historical Overview

The birth and early history of the Santa Cruz campus

Administrative Officers

Information about chancellors and other early officials

 
ACADEMICS

Academic Departments

The creation and history of individual academic departments

Faculty
Faculty biographies from In Memoriam

Institutes and Research Centers

Institutes and Research Centers and the dates they were established

 

 

 

 

STUDENT LIFE

Student Housing

The development of residence halls

Student Publications

Early student publications and their editors

 
LIBRARIES AND THE ARTS

Cultural Programs

Traces the development of the arts on Santa Cruz's campuses

Libraries

Creation and history of Santa Cruz's library system

 
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Related Links

Links related to the Santa Cruz campus

Bibliography

Books, monographs, articles and other documents related to the Santa Cruz campus.

 
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