New-Student Receptions

Welcome from Chancellor Nicholas Dirks and Professor Janaki Bakhle

July 2013

Congratulations on joining the University of California, Berkeley! You have chosen to attend one of the world’s finest universities and will soon become an important member of this vibrant community.

One of Berkeley’s greatest assets is the capacity to meet our students’ emerging needs in a changing world. As committed educators, we firmly believe in the importance of undergraduate education and, in our respective roles, will work to ensure its quality. We look forward to hearing your feedback, experiences and ideas as we design the future of undergraduate education at Berkeley.

In celebration of your arrival on campus, we are pleased to invite you to a new student reception at our home. We welcome you to Berkeley and to this new and exciting phase of your life!


Chancellor Nicholas Dirks
Professor Janaki Bakhle