President, California State University, Northridge
Dianne Harrison is president of California State University at Northridge, a post she has held since 2012. Prior to that, she served as president of California State University, Monterey Bay and vice president at Florida State University. She currently serves on the executive board for the California Campus Compact, the steering committee of the Presidents’ Climate Leadership Commitment, the WASC Senior College and University Commission, the NCAA Division I Board of Directors (as vice chair), and the NCAA Board of Governors. In 2014, she was appointed by California Governor Brown for a second term on the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education.