Mildred Garcia to Take the Helm at CalState Fullerton

Mildred Garcia has been chosen as the fifth president of California State University Fullerton. The appointment is effective on June 1. Since 2007, Dr. Gracia has been the president of California State University Dominguez Hills. She previously served as president of Berkeley College.

President Garcia is a native of Brooklyn, New York. Her parents had immigrated to New York from Puerto Rico. She worked as a secretary to put herself through college, earning a bachelor’s degree in business education from Baruch College. She holds master’s degrees from New York University and Columbia University and an educational doctorate from Teachers College at Columbia.

Dr. Garcia has been on the faculty at Arizona State University, Montclair State University, and Hosta Community College.

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