Regent Emeritus Richard C. Blum

Richard BlumRichard C. Blum was Chairman of Blum Capital Partners, L.P. and Co-Chairman of Newbridge Capital, LLC. Mr. Blum earned his B.A. and M.B.A degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. He was the recipient of UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business Alumnus of the Year Award in 1994 and a member of the Advisory Board of the School.

Mr. Blum served as a director on a number of boards, including Playtex Products, Glenborough Realty Trust and was Chairman of CB Richard Ellis. He also served as Co-Chairman of the World Conference on Religion and Peace, was Founder and Chairman of the American Himalayan Foundation, and a board member of the World Wildlife Fund and the Wilderness Society. He was also a trustee and a member of the executive committee of The Carter Center, founded by former President Jimmy Carter.

Mr. Blum was appointed as a Regent in 2002 by Governor Davis to a 12-year term. In 2014 he was reappointed to a 12-year term by Governor Brown.

Our esteemed colleague, friend, and treasured Regent, passed away on February 27, 2022 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Term of Appointment

March 12, 2002
Reappointed March 1, 2014
Term expires:
March 1, 2026