Susan Borrego
Susan Borrego

Susan E. Borrego was appointed interim president of Stanislaus State in March 2023. She most recently served as a consultant, project director and special assistant to the president for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.

Borrego served as chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint (UM Flint) from 2014 to 2019, where she launched 12 new academic programs, enhanced the campus experience, increased student retention and led successful philanthropic efforts. Her leadership during the Flint water crisis demonstrated her ability to help guide a multi-constituent conversation related to public health, serving as a trusted communicator to both university and community members. After stepping down from the role, Borrego maintained an academic appointment as a professor in UM Flint's School of Education and Human Services until 2022.

Borrego has previously served with distinction at the CSU. Prior leadership roles include vice president for Enrollment Management, Planning and Student Affairs at CSU Dominguez Hills and vice president of Student Affairs at CSU Monterey Bay. She also served as associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs and dean of students for the University of Arkansas and has held several administrative roles at the California Institute of Technology.


B.A., Speech and Communication, Northwest Nazarene College
M.A., Social Science, Azusa Pacific University
Ph.D., Education, Claremont Graduate School