The dean of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education has will be the new President of Cal State Long Beach.
Jane Close Conoley will start in Long Beach August 1st.
She’s authored, or edited 21 books, and has also been a faculty member at Texas A & M, and the University of Nebraska.
In 2013, Conoley served as interim chancellor at UC Riverside.
Conoley fills the opening created by the departure of F. King Alexander from Cal State Long Beach last year. He left to become Chancellor at Louisiana State University.