Christine Lovely smiling at camera

Christine Lovely Departing for Cornell Role

Christine Lovely, chief human resources officer at UC Davis has since 2018, has accepted a new role as Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Cornell University, effective August 30.

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Christine Lovely announced her departure to HR teams today, June 1.

UC Davis is my alma mater and leading Human Resources here has been an honor and the joy of my career. I am very proud of the work we have put in together and personally fulfilled by the impact we've made at UC Davis - especially these last two years.” -- Christine Lovely

Time for Adjustment and Change

By starting at Cornell in August, Lovely intends to fulfill her interim co-lead position for FOA, to which she was appointed following the retirement of vice chancellor, Kelly Ratliff.

Lovely will also support the immediate nationwide search for new chief human resources officer, while wrapping up some critical HR projects focused on the staff experience at UC Davis.