Gary S. May, the chancellor of UC Davis, leads the most comprehensive campus in the University of California system, with four colleges and six professional schools. May formerly was the dean of the College of Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering in September 2018 and honored in 2015 by President Barack Obama with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
Report cards don’t always deliver the results one hopes for, but they can be great motivators. A group of Sacramento-area business, governmental and civic organizations was recently reminded of this after receiving the outcome of a Brookings Institution economic performance assessment they commissioned.