California Campus Compact announced on Aug. 10 that its Executive Board has selected two new members: California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) President Willie J. Hagan, and University of San Diego President James T. Harris III. Harris and Hagan are serving three-year terms, beginning retroactively on July 1, 2016.
Harris and Hagan are assuming the seats on the board formerly held by Loyola Marymount University President David Burcham and California State University, Channel Islands President Richard Rush.
“I know that Jim Harris and Willie Hagan will approach their new roles on the Board with tremendous energy and commitment,” said California Campus Compact chair and California State University, East Bay President Leroy Morishita. On behalf of my colleagues, I welcome Jim and Willie to the Board. We all look forward to working with them in the years ahead.”
Returning members who will be joining Morishita, Harris and Hagan on the 2016-2017 California Campus Compact Executive Board include:
- Judith Maxwell Greig, President, Notre Dame de Namur University
- Dianne Harrison, President, California State University, Northridge
- Heather Knight, President, Pacific Union College
- Dorothy Leland, Chancellor, University of California, Merced
- Devorah Lieberman, President, University of La Verne
The California Campus Compact Executive Board has the responsibility to support and promote the mission of California Campus Compact throughout the state, recommend programs, plans and budgets that sustain and promote the vision and mission of the organization, and exercise oversight and stewardship of the resources of California Campus Compact.
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