Juan Sánchez Muñoz, Ph.D. ’01, a first-generation college student who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, began his post as UC Merced’s fourth chancellor on July 6, having most recently served as president of the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD).
Before earning his Ph.D. in Education, Dr. Muñoz received a B.A. from UC Santa Barbara and an M.A. from Cal State Los Angeles.
Read the UC Merced Newsroom story here.