University of California provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs
As UC provost, she serves as the system's chief academic officer and lead efforts to ensure the academic excellence of UC's 10 campuses during a time of unprecedented fiscal challenges.
Before joining the faculty at UCLA, Dorr was a faculty member at Stanford University, Harvard University and the University of Southern California, where she served as associate dean of the Annenberg School of Communications. At Stanford, she also served one year as special adviser to the president for childcare policy. At the same time that she became GSE&IS dean, she became co-chair of UCLA's Academic Preparation and Educational Partnership Programs, formerly known as Outreach Programs.
Dorr, a professor of education at UCLA since 1981, became dean of the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies (GSE&IS) in 1999. Among the leadership positions she has held within the UC system are chair and vice chair of the UC Academic Senate and faculty representative to the UC Board of Regents.