Wendell Brase


WENDELL C. BRASE is vice chancellor for Administrative and Business Services at the University of California, Irvine. With 31 years of experience in the UC system (13 years at UC Santa Cruz, 18 years at Irvine) he is responsible for UC Irvine's administrative, financial, and business services. Mr. Brase is a member of NACUBO's Sustainability Advisory Panel and is Chair of the University of California's Climate Solutions Steering Group.

UC Irvine"s Administrative and Business Services have been cited with eleven national awards for process improvement, innovation, and administrative streamlining, including first prize in NACUBO's Higher Education Awards Program (1996), Best Practices Award from CAUSE (1997), the USA Today Quality Cup Award (1998), and the EDUCAUSE Award for Excellence in Administrative Information Systems (2004).

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • The First Climate Action Plans Are In...
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    September 15, 2009, was the deadline for submitting climate action plans for the charter signatories of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment.

  • Where Does Your Institution Stand?
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    Media coverage of sustainability and green issues is hard to ignore these days. But less clear is a specific understanding of what this agenda means within higher ed IT organizations.

EDUCAUSE Presentations