William Covino, President of California State University, Los Angeles, is a veteran of the Cal State system, serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Fresno State, from 2009 to 2013, and holding the same titles at Cal State Stanislaus from 2006 to 2009. He returned to the CSU following eight years at Florida Atlantic University, where he chaired the Department of English and was Dean of the College of Arts and Letters. He also has held faculty positions at the University of Illinois at Chicago and San Diego State University. Covino earned his B.A.
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- Promote institutional engagement in issues of educational effectiveness and student learning
- Develop a culture of evidence that informs decision making
- Foster active interchange among public and independent institutions