Leroy Morishita named president of Cal State East Bay

Leroy Morishita, interim president of California State University, East Bay, since July 1, was appointed appointed Wednesday to the full position.

The CSU Board of Trustees selected Morishita as the fifth president in the Hayward school’s 55-year history.

“I am both excited and confident that together we can take Cal State East Bay to a new level of excellence, inclusion and distinction,” Morishita said in a press release.

The Fresno native and East Bay resident came to CSU East Bay after 29 years at San Francisco State University  including stints as executive vice president and chief financial officer. 

San Francisco Business Times by Ron Leuty, Reporter

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 2:10pm PST 

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 2:10pm PST