Sather Professor of History, UC Berkeley
"To him historical research was a great adventure. A distinguished
colleague, Samuel Eliot Morison, described his writing as 'history
that sings to the heart while it informs the understanding.'"
Professor of Physics, UC San Diego
"There is little hope that we will see her match again soon.
Her own work has been a decisive influence in shaping solid state,
atomic, and nuclear physics. Without her, hardly anyone is left who
understands all of physics and teaches it in a universal way."
Carl Elliott, Professor
of English Literature, UC San Diego
"He was a powerful department chairman, a leader all the way.
He was also a powerful colleague, enabling all of us to understand
that, although we could never achieve utopia, we must nonetheless
strive for it."
S. Perloff, Dean of the Graduate School of Architecture and
Urban Planning, UC Los Angeles
"In 1968, Harvey assumed his stewardship at UCLA. Over the next
fifteen years, he raised the School from insignificant beginnings
to one of the leading centers for Architectural and Planning study
in the world. It was his crowning achievement."
Hao Li, Professor of Biochemistry and Experimental Endocrinology,
and Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology, UC San
"Professor Li left an enormous legacy of accomplishments to the
world of science as well as a standard of continuous discipline of
organization and hands-on personal involvement in research."
Professor of Biological Sciences, UC Santa Barbara
Chancellor of UC Santa Barbara
"Vernon Cheadle's mission was to transform a small, mostly undergraduate
college into a first-class general campus of the University of California.
He succeeded admirably in carrying out his mission: Vernon Cheadle
became the architect and builder of this campus."