UC Davis Emeriti in action

Who we are

Established in 1989, the UC Davis Emeriti Association (UCDEA) was formed to provide retired academics of UC Davis/UCDHS or other UC campuses living in the Davis/Sacramento area with opportunities for continuing interest in and support for the excellence of the University of California, Davis. See About the UCDEA.

What we do

The UCDEA represents UC Davis emeriti/ae and provides the following services and programs for its members:

  • Monitors and advocates for emeriti rights and privileges
  • Provides a way for emeriti/ae to communicate with campus leaders and further particiapte in campus life
  • Sponsors and plans activities
  • Provides an historical perspective of the Davis campus through the Video Records Program
  • Recognizes emeriti/ae with annual awards
  • Supports the UC Davis Retiree Center

In Memoriam

We are saddened to note the passing of Robert L. Hunter, one of the founding faculty members of the UC Davis School of Medicine.  He died on March 4, 2019. He was 97. Professor emeritus Hunter was hired in 1966 and served as chair of the Department of Anatomy from 1968 to 1974. He retired in 1988. His research focused on novel histochemistry applications. He was active in the Histochemical Society and served as its president in 1969. He was also involved in university service on many levels, serving on committees of the Academic Senate including the Committee on Courses of Instruction and the Executive Council. He also served as a past president of the Davis chapter of Phi Kappa Phi and Sigma Xi. Many of his talents and perspectives are noted in his interview with Vijaya Kumari, professor emeritus, Cell Biology, and Human Anatomy/\. Read more.

We also note the recent passing of Charles A Lacy, dean emeritus for the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Department. He died February 13th at the age of 79. Charles Lacy came to UC Davis as a doctoral student in 1968, following the completion of a master's degree from UC Berkeley in political science, and a bachelor's degree in government from Miami University in Ohio. His affiliation with the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Department (University Extension; UNEX) began in 1972. Over a span of approximately 30 years, he held various leadership positions. He became Dean in 1991.  As a lasting tribute to Charles Lacy’s career at UC Davis, his talents and perspectives are noted in an interview with his colleague and friend, Dennis Pendleton, dean emeritus of UC Davis Extension. Read more.

These videos leave a lasting legacy. Please consider what being able to view this video meant to you, and if you have not already been interviewed for the UC Davis Emeriti Association's Video Records project, click here to contact our schedulers.

Recent Video Records Project Interviews

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