Remarks to the UC Board of Regents

Sept. 9, 2021

UC President Michael V. Drake speaks to the UC community about the challenges and successes of the past year, and his vision for the future of the University.

UC President Drake reflects on an extraordinary year

Aug. 11, 2021

UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on the triumphs and challenges of his first year at the University.

A message on community safety from UC President Drake

July 29, 2021

UC President Michael V. Drake talks about the UC Community Safety Plan, a new framework for a more integrated, holistic approach to safety and security on UC campuses.

President Drake remarks to the UC Board of Regents

July 21, 2021

President Michael V. Drake speaks with the UC Board of Regents and the UC community about COVID-19, the 2021-22 state budget, student affordability, and more.

UC San Diego School of Medicine 2021 Commencement Address

June 6, 2021

UC President Michael V. Drake addresses graduates of the UC San Diego School of Medicine Class of 2021.

UC Irvine School of Medicine 2021 Commencement Address

June 5, 2021

UC President Michael V. Drake addresses graduates of the UC Irvine School of Medicine Class of 2021 at a drive-through ceremony.

Morgan State University Spring 2021 Commencement Address

May 15, 2021

UC President Michael V. Drake addresses the Spring 2021 graduates of Morgan State University, a historic research university in Baltimore.

UC Free Speech Center conversation with California HHS Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly

Apr. 20, 2021

UC President Michael V. Drake joins California HHS Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly for a conversation at the 3rd annual UC #SpeechMatters​ conference.

Salesforce.org Innovation Leadership Forum with UC President Drake

Mar. 23, 2021

UC President Michael V. Drake joins AAU President Barbara Snyder for a conversation about critical challenges and opportunities in higher education.

Berkeley Haas – Dean’s Speaker Series with UC President Drake

Mar. 10, 2021

UC President Michael V. Drake discusses strategies to improve university diversity and access.

Public Policy Institute of California conversation with UC President Drake

Feb. 26, 2021

UC President Michael V. Drake joins Mark Baldassare of the Public Policy Institute of California for a conversation about challenges and opportunities in higher education.

UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement conversation with UC President Drake

Jan. 27, 2021

UC President Michael V. Drake conversation joins Executive Director Michelle Deutchman to discuss speech and civic engagement in higher education.

Remarks at a Meeting of the UC Board of Regents

Jan. 20, 2021

Remarks delivered by UC President Michael V. Drake at the January 2021 meeting of the UC Board of Regents.

Commonwealth Fund podcast with UC President Drake

Dec. 18, 2020

UC President Michael V. Drake talks with Commonwealth Fund podcast The Dose about navigating the COVID crisis.

Science Clear+Vivid podcast with UC President Drake

Dec. 16, 2020

UC President Michael V. Drake discusses the challenge of managing the 10-campus UC system in the age of COVID.

Bay Area Council conversation with UC President Drake

Nov. 12, 2020

President Drake talks with Jim Wunderman of the Bay Area Council about the future of higher education and the University of California.

Commonwealth Club event with UC President Drake

Nov. 4, 2020

President Drake joins Monica Lozano, President of the College Futures Foundation, for a discussion about higher education and current events.

Conversation with UC President Drake and UC Merced Chancellor Muñoz

Oct. 15, 2020

UC President Michael Drake and UC Merced Chancellor Juan Sanchez Muñoz hold a town hall conversation with the UC Merced community.

Dr. Michael Drake: In his own words

July 14, 2020

Dr. Michael V. Drake talks about the values and experience he brings to the university, and what he sees as the key challenges ahead.

Conversation with UC Regents Board Chair John A. Pérez

July 10, 2020

A conversation between UC Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and UC’s incoming president, Michael V. Drake, M.D.

Remarks at a Meeting of the UC Board of Regents

July 7, 2020

Remarks delivered by UC's incoming president Michael V. Drake at a special meeting of the UC Board of Regents.