California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSU Dominguez Hills) is located on the historic Rancho San Pedro, the oldest Spanish land grant in the Los Angeles area. Its 346-acre campus was in the continuous possession of the Dominguez family through seven generations, from its concession to Juan Jose Dominguez in 1784 to its acquisition by the people of the state for the University.
The Legislature of the state of California authorized the establishment of this University in 1960, and the first students were enrolled in the fall of 1965. The Campus is strategically located in the heart of a major technological, industrial and transportation complex. Moreover, it is central in a population that is international and multiethnic; cultural pluralism is a major characteristic of the University. At the same time, there is a continuing focus on the Hispanic heritage of California.
We provide education, scholarship and service that are, by design, accessible and transformative. We welcome students who seek academic achievement, personal fulfillment, and preparation for the work of today and tomorrow.
CSU Dominguez Hills has been designated as a member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), a group of more than 1,800 colleges and universities providing post-secondary education to members of the military throughout the world. As an SOC member, CSU Dominguez Hills recognizes the unique nature of the military lifestyle and has committed itself to easing the transfer of relevant course credits, providing flexible academic residency requirements, and crediting learning from appropriate military training and experiences. SOC has been developed jointly by educational representatives of each of the Armed Services, the Office of the Secretary of Defense and a consortium of 13 leading national higher education associations; it is co-sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the American Association of Community Colleges.
Dr. Sue Borrego
Mr. Clifford Cannon
Ms. Nancy Carlson
Dr. Mildred García
Mr. James Gierlich
Mr. D.R. (Don) Herman
Dr. Rod Hernandez
Ms. Pilar Hoyos
Ms. Del Huff
Mr. Gil Ivey
Ms. Helen S. Kawagoe
Dr. Karen I. Mason
Ms. Paula Moore
Mr. Ken Putnam
Ms. Mary Ann Rodriguez
Mr. Michael D. Rouse
Mr. Greg Saks
Ms. Andrea H. Sala
Mr. George Schmeltzer
Dr. Mitch Maki
Mr. Dana W. Ward
The Western Association of School and Colleges' (WASC) Handbook of Accreditation, January 2001 (page 8), states that voluntary, nongovernmental accreditation of both institutions and programs is a unique characteristic of American education that establishes standards of quality and effectiveness. The specific purposes of accreditation are:
- To assure the academic community, the general public, and other organizations and agencies that an institution/program has clearly defined objectives appropriate to higher education;
- To encourage institutional/programmatic development and improvement through self study and periodic evaluation by qualified peer professionals;
- To promote institutional engagement with issues of educational effectiveness and student learning and to develop and share good practices in assessing and improving the teaching and learning process;
- To promote a culture of evidence where indicators of performance regularly developed and data collected to inform institutional decision making, planning, and improvement;
- To develop systems of review and evaluation that are adaptive to institutional context, build on institutional evidence and support rigorous review; and
- To promote interchange of ideas among educational institutions/programs through peer review.
CSU Dominguez Hills is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges [located at 9533 Airport Boulevard, Suite 200, Burlingame, CA 94010, (650) 696-1060], which is one of six major regional accreditation agencies in the United States.
CSU Dominguez Hills is also accredited/approved by other agencies in the following special fields.
- Business Administration: Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) located at 7007 College Blvd., Suite 420, Overland Park, KS 66211.
- Chemistry: American Chemical Society, Committee on Professional Training located at 1155 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
- Cytotechnology Option: Affiliate accredited by the Programs Review Committee of the American Society of Cytopathology, sponsored by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) located at 35 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 1970, Chicago, IL 60601-2208.
- Medical Technology Option: National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) located at 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018.
- Computer Science: Computing Science Accreditation Commission (CSAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET) located at 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202.
- Education: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) located at 1919 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 202, Washington, DC 20006, and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) located at 1900 Capitol Ave., Sacramento, CA 95814-7000.
- Orthotics and Prosthetics: Affiliate accredited by the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) located at 330 John Carlyle St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314 and sponsored by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) located at 35 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 1970, Chicago, IL 60601-2208.
- Music: The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) located at 11250 Roger Bacon Dr., Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190.
- Nursing: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education located at One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120. Approval of the MSN Clinical Nurse Leader Role Option and the Family Nurse Practitioner Program by the California Board of Registered Nursing at P.O. Box, 94420, Sacramento, CA 94244-2100.
- Occupational Therapy: The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) accredits educational programs for the occupational therapist. The standards comply with the United States Department of Education (USDE) criteria for recognition of accrediting agencies. Accreditation Department, American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. 4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220.
- Public Administration: National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) located at 1120 G. Street, N.W., Ste. 520, Washington, DC 20005.
- Social Work (MSW): Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) located at 1725 Duke Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, VA 22314-3457, (703) 683-8080, fax (703) 683-8099.
- Theatre Arts: National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) located at 11250 Roger Bacon Dr., Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190 (Associate Membership).
|Executive Assistant to the President||Ann Camp|
|Presidential Aide||Cheryl Von Mirbach|
|Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (acting)||Mitchell T. Maki|
|Associate Vice President, Academic Resources Management and Planning||Janna Bersi|
|Associate Vice President, Faculty Affairs||Clarence (Gus) Martin|
|Associate Vice President, Academic Programs||(vacant)|
|Special Assistant to the Provost||(vacant|
|Dean, Graduate Studies and Research||(vacant)|
|Director, University Advisement Center||Merry Eyman|
|Associate Director, Testing Center||Terry Molano|
|Director, Center for Learning and Academic Support Services (C.L.A.S.S.)||(vacant)|
|Director, Center for Service Learning, Internships and Civic Engagement||Cheryl McKnight|
|Coordinator, Honors Program||(vacant)|
|Chair, Academic Senate||Irene Vasquez|
|Dean (acting)||Carol A. Tubbs|
|Associate Dean (acting)||Munashe Furusa|
|Associate Dean||Rod Hay|
|Dean (acting)||Kaye Bragg|
|Associate Dean (acting)||David Hoopes|
|Dean (acting)||Anupama Joshi|
|Associate Dean (acting)
Director, School of Education (acting)
|Associate Dean (acting)
Director, School of Health and Human Services (acting)
|Director, School of Nursing (acting)||Rose A. Welch|
|Associate Dean||Joanne Zitelli|
|Administrative Services Manager||JoEllen Davis|
|Vice President, Administration and Finance and Chief Fiscal Officer||Mary Ann Rodriguez|
|Associate Vice President, Administration and Finance||Karen Wall|
|Executive Director, Foundation||Mary Ann Rodrguez|
|Director, Accounting Services||Cecilia Patz|
|Acting Director, Physical Plant||Jonathan Scheffler|
|Director, Facilities Planning and Construction Management||Adele Vanarsdale|
|Assistant Vice President, Human Resources Management||Mark Seigle|
|Manager, Payroll Services||Elcee Teng|
|Associate Vice President, Information Technology||Ron Bergmann|
|Director, Administrative Information Systems||Jim Bersig|
|Director, Instructional Technology||Jeremiah Woolsey|
|Director, Network Telecommunications and Help Desk Services||Danny Lujan|
|Assistant Vice President, University Contracts, Procurement, Contracts, Logistical and Support Services||Emmit Williams|
|Director, Environmental Health, Occupational Safety and Risk Management||(vacant)|
|Chief of Police||Carlos Velez|
|Vice President, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management||Sue Borrego|
|Division Fiscal Officer||Suzane M. Wallace|
|Associate Vice President, Student Life||Sonja Daniels|
|Director, Admissions and Records||Brandy McLelland|
|Associate Vice President, Student Success Services||William Franklin|
|Director, Financial Aid||Delores Lee|
|Director, Outreach and Information Services||Gayle Ball-Parker|
|Executive Director, Loker Student Union||(vacant)|
|Director, Office of Student Life||Marco Dowell|
|Director, University Housing Services (acting)||Eric Rollerson|
|Coordinator, Multicultural Center||Lui Amador|
|Director, Disabled Student Services and Veterans' Affairs||Patricia Ann Wells|
|Director, Athletics||Patrick Guillen|
|Director, Student Health and Psychological Services||Janie MacHarg|
|Chief of Medical Services||Irina Gaal|
|Interim Director, Career Center||Carol Bosman-Anderson|
|Vice President, University Advancement||Greg Saks|
|Associate Vice President, Development||Andrea Sala|
|Director, Advancement Services||Adriana Bitoun|
|Director, Development||Alexandra Jordon|
|Director, Alumni Programs||Porsche Gordon|
|Director, Government and Community Relations||David Gamboa|
|Director, University Communications and Public Affairs||Brenda Knepper|
|Manager, Ceremonies and Events||Toby Bushee|