For those of you graduating next month, you’ll have President Donald Para’s signature on your diploma. Shaking your hand will be just about the last thing he does in his long CSULB career that’s taken him all the way from Music Faculty to the President’s office.

In July CSULB’s 7th president, Jane Conoley arrives. Here’s her hello video:

UC Riverside

It seems to be all about UC Riverside lately! When UCR Chancellor Tim White resigned in 2012 to become the new CSU Chancellor, Jane Conoley became the Interim UCR Chancellor, a position she has just resigned from to become the new CSULB President.

President Jane Conoley

Conoley holds a B.A. in Psychology from The College of New Rochelle and a Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. She’s taught at numerous universities and written many books. Conoley will be the 1st female president in CSULB’s 65-year history, and she’ll be 1 of 4 female presidents in the 23-campus CSU system.

portrait of incoming CSULB president Jane Conoley

Incoming CSULB President Jane Conoley

Written by Glenn Zucman

BA, Psychology, University of Hawaii, MFA, Intermedia Art, Long Beach State. Host of American Public Media's "Border Patrol." Host of KBeach Radio's "Strange Angels." Interested in Identity Art that explores our Oracle-at-Delphi-like straddling of corporeal and virtual realms in our new media century. Civil rights in online space. 10 years...
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