UCLA Chancellor Gene Block announced Friday he is self-quarantining himself for two weeks after coming into contact with someone with the coronavirus.

“I am self-quarantining at home for 14 days after being in contact with someone who has COVID-19,” Block wrote on his Twitter page. “I have no symptoms & continue to run UCLA, but wanted to keep you informed. I know others are in similar situations & I want you to know the Bruin community supports you.”

Block, 71, has been UCLA’s chancellor since August 2007

According to his official biography, Block has a psychology degree from Stanford University and a doctorate in psychology from the University of Oregon. He previously served as vice president and provost of the University of Virginia.

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