Chancellor Joseph I. Castro

Joseph I. Castro is Chancellor of the California State University system, the largest public four-year system of higher education in the United States. As Chancellor, he oversees 23 campuses, more than 482,000 students, and 53,000 faculty and staff.

Meet the Chancellor

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Selecting the Eighth Chancellor of the CSU

In October 2019, Chancellor Timothy P. White announced his retirement at the end of the 2019-20 academic year. Learn more about the search for our next Chancellor.

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An Enduring Legacy

On October 22, 2019, Chancellor Timothy P. White announced his plan to retire in 2020. The Chancellor's long, varied and remarkable career in higher education has always been marked by a singular focus on student success



The Chancellor’s Communications

The Chancellor's Communications

“State of the CSU” addresses, statements, speeches and more can be found here.

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Past and Present Chancellors​

Past and Present Chancellors

There have been seven Chancellors of the CSU, including the current Chancellor.​

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Chancellor's Campus Visits​

Past and Present Chancellors

Learn about Chancellor Castro'​s visits to each of the 23 CSU campuses.

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The Chancellor's Office

 The Office of the Chancellor serves as the headquarters of the CSU system. 

401 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 951-4000

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