Dianne Harrison is president of Cal State Northridge. She joined the university in 2012 after serving as president of Cal State Monterey Bay. She spent nearly 30 years as a faculty member and in administrative leadership roles at Florida State University. Harrison chairs the Steering Committee of the Presidents’ Climate Leadership Network and serves as a commissioner on the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission. She has twice served on the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, most recently as chair of the commission. She is on the board of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the NCAA Board of Governors and the Division I Board of Directors. She is a member of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Leadership Council, the Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy and Jobs, LAEDC’s executive committee and BizFed’s advisory council. Harrison holds a PhD from Washington University in St. Louis.
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