Virtual Lunch with Leadership with Dr. Willie L. Banks Jr.

Lunch with Leadership

Dr. Willie L. Banks Jr.

Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm

*Zoom link will be sent to confirmed guests


Lunch with Leadership has gone virtual! This event provides staff members the opportunity to engage in casual conversation with various UCI leaders. Join us for our first virtual lunch featuring Dr. Willie Banks Jr., Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs. 

Bio: Willie L. Banks, Jr., Ph.D. currently serves as the Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, a position he has held since July 15, 2019. In his position, Dr. Banks is charged with providing oversight and direction to the Division of Student Affairs, which is comprised of clusters addressing the whole development of UCI students. These clusters include Auxiliary Services, Student Life & Leadership, and Wellness, Health & Counseling Services. The division employs over 800 full-time staff and 1,000 student employees. The division is dedicated to transforming the lives of the more than 35,000 students attending UCI. Dr. Banks received his undergraduate degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia and his Master’s and Ph.D. in College Student Affairs Administration from the University of Georgia.

*Final selection is at the discretion of Staff Assembly to ensure all interested staff members have an opportunity to virtually attend. Your reservation is not confirmed until you receive an email from Staff Assembly. Due to demand for this event, we limit staff sign up for one per year. Thank you for supporting our efforts in maintaining the intimate forum for these Lunch with Leadership events.

If you have any questions regarding the Lunch with Leadership series, please contact Nancy Palmer and Karissa Sorenson.