Loren Blanchard

Loren Blanchard

Executive Vice Chancellor, California State University

Dr. Loren J. Blanchard is the executive vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs for the California State University, the largest and most diverse four-year public higher education system in the nation. In this capacity, Blanchard develops and oversees educational policy for the 23-campus system; guides and supports campus administrators on curricula, program design and student affairs; and serves as the chancellor’s designee to the CSU’s Academic Senate. He directs a team of more than 150 employees in 12 departments to drive student success, quality academic programming and faculty excellence in the CSU.

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The Governor’s Council for Post-Secondary Education envisions an integrated statewide system for post-secondary education that better serves California’s diverse students as part of a cradle-to-career educational continuum.

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