By Mikhail Zinshetyn and Felicia Mello, CalMatters
CalMatters is an independent public interest journalism venture covering California state politics and government.
Photo: Dr. Joseph Castro, President of Fresno State University, has been named successor to Timothy White. Photo courtesy of Fresno State University
September 26, 2020 (San Diego) - The next head of the California State University system — with 480,000 students, the largest public four-year university in the U.S. — will be the first California native and the first Mexican American chancellor to oversee it.