SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

University of California at Santa Barbara, Chancellor Henry T. Yang says this week the institution will oversee numerous graduation ceremonies resulting in more than 5,800 graduates.

In addition, after years of budget cuts Chancellor Yang confirms UCSB is still among the top-rated institutions of higher learning and continues to offer its students a stellar and highly competitive education.

Today the College of Creative Studies was the first to lead off the eight separate commencement ceremonies set to continue thru this week.