Cal State trustees have appointed William A. Covino as the new president of Cal State L.A. Covino has earned a bachelor’s in English from UCLA, master's degrees from CSUN and USC, and received a doctorate in English from USC. He will assume leadership over a very diverse student body, and he said in a statement that he is "honored to join a university as outstanding as Cal State L.A." and looks "forward to engaging with students, faculty, alumni and the community to build on its strengths and create opportunities for the future.”

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