Immediate Office of the Vice Chancellor

Staff Listing & Contact Information

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VC Koshland

Catherine P. Koshland

Vice Chancellor
Undergraduate Education

Catherine P. Koshland is the Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Wood-Calvert Professor in Engineering. She is a professor of Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health and a professor in the Energy and Resources Group. Professor Koshland graduated with a B.A. in Fine Arts from Haverford College, studied painting at the New York School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, and received her M.S. in 1978 and her Ph.D. in 1985 in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. She is a former member of the Haverford College Board of Managers (1994 – 2014; Board Co-Chair 2005 to 2009, Chair 2009 to 2014).

Vice Chancellor Koshland’s division includes 13 units. Her office has responsibility for several strategic academic initiatives and provides support for faculty development in teaching and learning. In addition, her office advises on enrollment planning and management, and serves as a liaison for academic units with many campus administrative offices. 

Vice Chancellor Koshland's full CV is available for download. 
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Cindy Bumgarner

Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff

With a wealth of experience in public undergraduate education in both the CSU and UC systems, Dr. Bumgarner's focus is centered on teaching, research, and on academic program development with an emphasis on technology-enhanced instruction. Cindy holds a Master's degree in German and a Doctorate in Educational Technology. 

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Monica Garcia

Executive Assistant to the 
Vice Chancellor 


Monica is a former University Registrar and arrived in the unit with more than seven years of experience in student-focused higher education administration. She is responsible for managing the VCUE calendar and the daily operation of the immediate office. She manages workflow and oversees student-employees. 
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Leslie R. Harlson

Project Manager


Leslie's work focuses on the Undergraduate Initiative and Golden Bear Orientation, among other priorities. She joined the team in February 2016 and previously managed relationships with Summer Sessions' global partner universities. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, she worked for the German government's higher education arm and in the non-profit/philanthropy sector.
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Moon Jang-Shinn

Director of Finance

As the Director of Finance, Moon supervises the VCUE financial staff. She is also the Chief Administrative Officer for Summer Sessions, Study Abroad, and Lifelong Learning (SSALL) and oversees Student Services, Information Technology, and Finance. Moon’s career at Berkeley spans 12 years and several positions.
Rick Russo

Richard (Rick) Russo

Associate Vice Chancellor

Rick provides leadership around budget, finance, accounting, organizational structure, and strategy. He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Alfred University, a Master’s of Business Administration from Boston University, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Rick joined the UC Berkeley community in 2005 as the Director of Summer Sessions and in 2011 began serving as the Dean of Summer Sessions, Study Abroad and Lifelong Learning (SSALL).
Elizabeth Sundstrom

Elizabeth Sundstrom

Executive Assistant 


Elizabeth is a graduate of UC Berkeley with 30 years experience on campus. She has worked in Engineering, Public Health, Admissions, Development, and the Chancellor's Office. She provides support to the Vice Chancellor and to the Chief of Staff.
Molly Vitorte

Molly Vitorte

Director of Development


Molly Vitorte earned a Master's and a Doctorate in Latin American Studies from UC Berkeley. With many years' experience in program management, operations, and fundraising-both in the nonprofit and private sectors-Dr. Vitorte enjoys helping donors realize their visions for supporting undergraduate education.

Anthony Yuen

Project Manager


Anthony supports VCUE projects such as the Undergraduate Initiative and Golden Bear Orientation. He holds a M.Ed. in Counseling & Student Affairs from UCLA and has more than ten years experience in higher education, including international education, student advising, program design, and strategic communications. Before joining VCUE, Anthony served as Communications Strategist for Summer Sessions, Study Abroad & Lifelong Learning (SSALL) and was a 2015-16 Fellow for the Robert Bosch Foundation in Germany.

Where to find us


200 California Hall MC 1500
Berkeley, CA  94720-1500