Timothy P. White is chancellor of the California State University system, the largest four-year system of higher education in the United States. As chancellor, he oversees 23 campuses, some 480,000 students, and 49,000 faculty and staff. The CSU, which spans the entire state of California, has an annual budget of more than $5 billion. It is one of the most diverse and most affordable university systems in the country. He serves as an ex officio member of the CSU Foundation Board of Governors.