Podcast: Cal State's Next Chancellor
Paul Fain, The Key With Inside Higher Ed
Joseph I. Castro will become chancellor of the California State University System in January 2021. The system is one of the nation's largest, enrolling roughly 500,000 students across 23 campuses.
Castro talks about his top priorities as he steps into the new role, including Cal State's push to improve student completion rates while cutting achievement gaps. He also discusses the need for state, federal, and philanthropic investment to help Cal State students stay on track.