Linda Katehi became the sixth chancellor of the University of California, Davis, on August 17, 2009. In addition to her role as Chancellor, Linda...
Linda Katehi became the sixth chancellor of the University of California, Davis, on August 17, 2009. In addition to her role as Chancellor, Linda Katehi also holds UC Davis faculty appointments in Electrical and Computer Engineering and in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies.
Previously, Chancellor Katehi served as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering and professor of electrical and computer engineering at Purdue University; and associate dean for academic affairs and graduate education in the College of Engineering and professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Michigan.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 1977, and her master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from UCLA in 1981 and 1984, respectively.