SELECTING THE 8TH CHANCELLOR OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY

In October 2019, Chancellor Timothy P. White announced his retirement at the end of the 2019-20 academic year. Here you can learn who will serve on the search committees, get information on our open forums, and follow updates on the search for the next leader of the California State University.

OPPORTUNITY & CHALLENGE PROFILE
(and Final Position Description​)

Learn more about t​he opportunities​ and challenges awaiting the 8th chancellor of the CSU, and view the final position description for this extraordinary role.

SEE​ THE ​
PROFILE & DESCRIPTION​​

Special Committees

Two appointed committees will lead the national search for the next chancellor. In November 2019 they will start by conducting a “listening tour” to guide the recruitment.

LEARN ABOUT THE COMMITTEES

Open Forums

Open forums were held at six locations around California during November and December. Click on the dates to view video recordings of each forum.

11/12/2019 - Sacramento State
11/13/2019 - Cal State East Bay
11/20/2019 - Chancellor’s Office
11/22/2019 - Cal Poly Pomona
12/3/2019 - CSU San Marcos
12/5/2019 - Fresno S​tate


Open Forum Live Stream

Open Forum Live Stream

December 5 2019 | 12:00 - 2:00pm
Fresno State, Satellite Student Union


Feedback

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Questionnaire

Please consider completing this short questionnaire to provide additional insight for recruiting the CSU’s next chancellor.

For Your Input

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Do you know someone who would be an excellent next leader of the 23 campuses of the CSU? If so, complete a nomination form by clicking on the button below.

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About the CSU

Created in 1960, the mission of the California State University is to provide high-quality, affordable education to meet the needs of California and its residents. The CSU is the largest and most diverse four-year institution of public higher education in the country.

With 23 campuses serving more than 481,000 students and 52,000 faculty and staff, the system is a vital economic engine for California and critical to providing the skilled workforce the state needs.

Responsibility for the CSU is vested in the 25-member Board of Trustees, who appoint the chancellor, the university’s chief executive officer. Together with the campus presidents, the chancellor and trustees develop systemwide policies.

Facts About the CSU

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