(Carson, CA) – California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has named Deborah Wallace as vice president for the Division of Administration and Finance to lead the financial, physical, and human operations for the university. She will begin her new position on Feb. 3.
Wallace, who has been serving as associate vice president for Financial Services at CSU Northridge since July 2011, will administer the division’s extensive roster of departments and services, including: finance and contracts; environmental health and instructional safety; human resources and payroll; the University Police Department, parking, and emergency preparedness; the Department of Facilities Planning, Design and Construction; and the CSUDH Foundation.
“Deborah’s wealth of experience perfectly aligns with Cal State Dominguez Hills’ current trajectory and the specific needs of the campus, and she will be a valuable asset as we work toward achieving our comprehensive growth objectives for the university,” said CSUDH President Thomas A. Parham.
Wallace brings more than 25 years of experience and oversight to CSUDH, with substantive responsibilities in all phases of accounting, finance, budget development and monitoring, as well as federal and state program funding within elementary school and community college districts.
“I am delighted to be joining the Toro Nation and collaborating and partnering with campus constituents to help ensure that CSUDH remains a world class education institution,” said Wallace. “Additionally, I share Dr. Parham’s enthusiasm in furthering the growth of the campus, while advocating for the most effective use of fiscal, human and capital resources in the furtherance of transforming students’ lives.”
Prior to CSUN, Wallace served as assistant superintendent/vice president for Administrative Services for the Antelope Valley Community College District, which included one year as interim assistant superintendent/vice president of Human Services (July 2006 – June 2011). She was director of Business Services at Antelope Valley College (October 2003 – June 2006), while concurrently teaching as an adjunct faculty member at Antelope Valley Community College (May 2004 – June 2006).
At the Palmdale School District, Wallace held the position of fiscal officer for the Head Start/State Preschool Program (July 1999 – October 2003).
Wallace earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, and her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Economics and Finance (honors) from Elizabeth City State University, in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.