The Academic Senate and the Senate Committee on Research
invite the campus community and the interested public to

A UCSC Town Meeting on the U.C. Management of
the Livermore and Los Alamos Laboratories

Thursday, March 7 from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Room 159 Kresge College

Ample opportunity for open discussion and questions will follow short presentations from a panel of distinguished speakers. Among the topics for discussion are: (i) the University and classified research; (ii) environmental issues facing the Laboratories and their neighboring communities; (iii) academic freedom in the Laboratory environment; (iv) contributions of the Laboratories to the scientific research community in California and the nation; and (v) alternate management structures.


  • Donald Coyne, Adjunct Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Hugh DeWitt, Staff Physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Sidney Drell, Chairman of the President's Council of the National Laboratories
  • James Gill, Professor of Earth Sciences and Associate Vice Chancellor of Research, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Warren Gold, Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Chair of the University Committee on Research Policy
  • Walter Kohn, Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara and Co-author of the Jendresen Committee Report
  • Daniel Simmons, University of California Office of the President Representative
  • Michael Veiluva, Western States Legal Foundation , Oakland, CA
  • Moderator: Howard Haber, Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz

    For background information on these important issues, consult the University Committee On Research Policy (UCORP) home page on the World Wide Web (point your Web browser to: ) for the recent UCORP report on the University's relations with the DOE Laboratories and other relevant documents. A paper copy of these documents and related material can be found at the Academic Senate Office, 356 McHenry Library.