Cal State San Bernardino President Tomás D. Morales talked about his experiences in leading the university as part of a conversation series with university presidents from throughout the country conducted by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).
The President2President Special Series features ACPA President Vernon A. Wall conversing with fellow presidents about their professional journeys and experiences within student affairs and higher education, along with their greatest challenges, how they feel about higher education today, and their personal and professional passions.
Morales shared his experiences in higher education that included both as a student in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and later as a program advisor and administrator; serving in various administrative roles at the State University of New York at New Paltz and Cal Poly Pomona; and as president of Cal State San Bernardino, where he talked about the CSUSB students and the two-county Inland Empire region the university serves.
The Morales interview was recorded on Jan. 14. To access the interview, click on the President Morales interview link. There is a $10 registration fee from ACPA to cover the cost of closed captioning.
Along with Morales, the interviews include conversations with the presidents from Norfolk State University, Southern Connecticut State University, Montana Technological University, York College, Irvine Valley College and Dillard University. Links to all the presidents interviews are at the ACPA2GO site.
The American College Personnel Association (ACPA) is headquartered in Washington, D.C., at the National Center for Higher Education. The association is the leading comprehensive student affairs association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery.