Gene D. Block
Chancellor. A champion of public universities, Gene Block is leading efforts to define the role of an urban public research university, deepening UCLA's civic engagement, and increasing access for underrepresented students. He previously served as Vice President and Provost of the University of Virginia, where he received the Commonwealth of Virginia's Outstanding Public Service Award. An expert in biological clocks, Dr. Block holds faculty appointments in psychiatry, biobehavioral sciences, and physiological sciences.