Los Angeles Times — An immigrant and first-generation college student who rose through the ranks of California’s public higher education system was named Thursday to lead the sprawling California State University as it wrestles with critical academic and budget issues.
The Board of Trustees announced that Timothy P. White, 63, currently chancellor of UC Riverside, will succeed Charles B. Reed, who is retiring after 14 years at the helm. White will become the seventh chancellor of the nation’s largest four-year university system with 23 campuses and 427,000 students.
The article was published Oct. 5, 2012.
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