Administration
Gary W. Reichard
Gary W. Reichard
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Gary W. Reichard

Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer
The California State University

Professional Positions

The California State University: Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer (2006- )

California State University, Long Beach: Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs (2002-2005); Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs-Academic Personnel, Planning and Assessment (1994-2002)

Florida Atlantic University: Chair, Dept. of History (1992-1994); Acting Associate Dean, Schmidt College of Arts and Humanities (1993-1994); Dean, Undergraduate Studies (1989-1992)

University of Maryland System: Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (1985-1989)

University of Delaware: Director, University Honors Program (1983-1985)

Ohio State University (1971-1982): Chair, Dept. of History (1977-1981)

Professional and Community Service

Board of Directors, National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions

Board of Directors, National Conference for Community and Justice of Southern California

Member, Business License Commission, City of West Hollywood

Executive Committee, Long Beach Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Task Force

Books

Politics as Usual: The Age of Truman and Eisenhower, Harlan Davidson, Arlington Heights, IL, 1988 (revised 2004)

American Choices: Social Dilemmas and Public Policy Since 1960, edited with Robert H. Bremner and Richard J. Hopkins, Ohio State University Press, Columbus, OH, 1986

Reshaping America: Society and Institutions, 1945-1960, edited with Robert H. Bremner, Ohio State University Press, Columbus, OH, 1982

America: Changing Times, with Charles M. Dollar, Joan R. Gundersen, Ronald Satz, and H.V. Nelson, Jr., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1979 (revised 1982)

The Reaffirmation of Republicanism: Eisenhower and the Eighty-third Congress, University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, TN, 1975

Selected Publications and Presentations

“Partnering to Assess Beginning Teachers: The Long Beach Education Partnership,” (with Dorothy Abrahamse, Lisa Isbell Hager, and Jean Houck), Symposium on Quality Teacher Preparation, National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future, October 2005

“Assessment of the Teachers We Prepare—California State University, Long Beach and System-wide,” (with Jean Houck, Simon Kim, and David Wright), National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future Partners’ Symposium, July 2005

“Impact of the National Election,” moderator and panelist, Annual Conference of the National Center for Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, March 2005

“High-Quality Teacher Preparation: Mobilizing the Leaders of Higher Education to Accelerate and Sustain Reform of Campus-Based Teacher Preparation Programs,” panelist, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, February 2005

“Balancing Act: Challenges of Administering the Contractual Rights of Temporary Faculty,” in Ernst Benjamin and Michael Mauer, eds., Academic Collective Bargaining: An AAUP Introduction for Full- and Part-time Faculty and Graduate Assistants, Modern Language Association, 2005

“Short-term Crises, Long-term Solutions: The Changing Economics of Academe,” Annual Conference of the National Center for Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, April 2004

“Graduate Students and the Academy: Apprentices, Colleagues, and Competitors,” Annual Conference of the National Center for Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, April 2003

“The Choices Before Us: An Administrator’s Perspective on Faculty Staffing and Student Learning in General Education Courses,” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, January 2003. Published in Ernst Benjamin, ed., Exploring the Role of Contingent Instructional Staff in Undergraduate Learning, Jossey-Bass, 61-69, San Francisco, CA, 2003

“The Reorganizing and Financing of Higher Education—A Case Study: California State University, Long Beach in Changing Times,” (with Wayne Dick), American Association of University Professors’ Annual Governance Conference, October 2002

“’A Profession, if We Can Keep It’: Speculations on the Future of the American Professoriate,” Annual Conference of The National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, April 2001

“Peerless Leader: The Role of Department Chair,” National Meeting of Department Chairs for Parks, Recreation and Tourism, March 2001

“Virtue and Necessity: The Place of Post-tenure Review in the Profession,” chair and panelist, American Historical Association, January 2001

“Commitment as a Two-Way Street: Building an Effective Labor Community in Higher Education,” (with Elizabeth Hoffman, Jackie McClain, and Susan Meisenhelder), Southwest Labor Studies Association Conference, May 2000

“Planning the Faculty of the Future: Collaborative Decision-Making Concerning Faculty Mix and Faculty Flow in a Public Comprehensive University,” (with Dorothy Abrahamse, Glenn Nagel, and Laura Kingsford), 39th Annual AIR Forum, June 1999

“Stemming the Tide: Stabilizing the Professoriate in the Face of the ‘Non-Tenure-Track Revolution,’” Organization of American Historians, April 1999

“From Policy to Practice: Lessons Learned from the First Year’s Implementation of a New Retention, Tenure and Promotion System at a Public Comprehensive University,” (with Susan Nummedal, Jay Kvapil, and Michelle Saint-German), American Association for Higher Education Forum on Faculty Roles & Rewards, January 1999

“Contracts and Common Sense: Approaches to Part-time Faculty Issues in a Collective Bargaining Environment,” (with Vilma Chemers, Elizabeth Hoffman, and Leslie Nix-Baker), American Association for Higher Education Forum on Faculty Roles & Rewards, January 1998

“Part-Time Faculty in Research Institutions: Problems and Prospects,” Conference on the Growing Use of Part-time and Adjunct Faculty, Washington, D.C., September 1997. (Also presented to the American Chemical Society, March 1999; and published in Academe, 84, pp. 40-43, January-February 1998)

“Implementing Ideals: Reforming the Retention, Tenure, and Promotion System at a Public Comprehensive University,” (with Simeon Crowther, David Dowell, and Elaine Haglund), American Association for Higher Education Forum on Faculty Roles & Rewards, January 1997

“Establishing an Effective and Inclusive Faculty Recruitment Program,” (with Karne Alvardo and Michael Blazey), Coalition to Increase Minority Degrees First Annual Conference on Expanding Minority Opportunities, January 1995

Education

B.A. in history, College of Wooster (1965)
M.A. in history, Vanderbilt University (1966)
Ph.D. in history, Cornell University (1971)