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Recruiting the executive vice chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs

The California State University – one of the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse university systems in the United States – is seeking its next Executive Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs.

With more than 485,000 students and 56,000 faculty and staff spread across the Golden State, the CSU is a significant force in shaping the cultural, social and economic landscape of California. Every year Cal State campuses confer more than 125,000 degrees, reflecting the university’s keen focus on ensuring student success.

Leadership Profile

The highly skilled and experienced educational leader seeking this role will report to the Chancellor, lead a division comprised of some 140 employees, and oversee 11 direct reports and a budget of approximately $80 million.​

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Search Advisory Committee

The Search Advisory Committee reflects the ethos of the CSU, and, in concert with the search firm, steers the process for finding the university’s next academic and student affairs leader.

Committee members 

About Academic and Student Affairs

The Division of Academics and Student Affairs (ASA) is focused on providing a high-quality educational experience for California’s diverse student body. The nine ​units within ASA collaborate with campus partners to support students as they pursue their academic goals. Chief among the activities spearheaded by the divisio​n is the university-wide Graduation Initiative 2025, an ambitious plan to improve graduation rates, eliminate equity gaps in degree completion and meet California’s workforce needs.

Open Forum Live Stream

Open Forum Live Stream

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

About the CSU

Created in 1960, the California State University’s mission is to provide high-quality, affordable higher education to California residents. With 23 campuses serving more than 485,000 students and 56,000 faculty and staff, the university is a vital economic engine for California and the nation. State support for the CSU remains strong, and the academic reputation of faculty and students consistently draws recognition from peer institutions.

The Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs is a key member of the Chancellor’s Council, joining five other vice chancellor-level peers in providing guidance to the university and to campus colleagues.

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