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SCR-70 University of California, Davis.(2013-2014)

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Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 70
CHAPTER 130

Relative to the University of California, Davis.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  September 20, 2013. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SCR 70, Galgiani. University of California, Davis.
This measure would honor the University of California, Davis’ great achievement in earning the number one ranking in the world for teaching and research in the areas of agriculture and forestry.
Fiscal Committee: NO  

WHEREAS, On May 8, 2013, the University of California, Davis, was ranked number one in the world for teaching and research in the areas of agriculture and forestry by QS World University Rankings; and
WHEREAS, QS World University Rankings is widely considered to be one of the most influential international university rankings providers; and
WHEREAS, The University of California, Davis, was founded in 1905 as the University of California’s University Farm; and
WHEREAS, For more than 100 years, the University of California, Davis, has engaged in teaching, research, and public service; and
WHEREAS, Currently, the University of California, Davis’ College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has 360 faculty members, 5,300 undergraduate students in 27 majors, and 1,000 graduate students in 45 graduate groups and programs; and
WHEREAS, The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences encompasses more than 5,000 acres, with 3,700 acres devoted to agricultural teaching and research; and
WHEREAS, The University of California, Davis, is the most published and cited United States research university in agricultural sciences, plant and animal sciences, environment and ecology, food science and nutrition, and soil sciences; and
WHEREAS, Researchers at the University of California, Davis, lead the nation in extramural funding in agricultural sciences; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate of the State of California, the Assembly thereof concurring, That the Legislature honors the University of California, Davis’ great achievement in earning the number one ranking in the world for teaching and research in the fields of agriculture and forestry; and be it further
Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate transmit copies of this resolution to the authors for appropriate distribution.