Leon L. Wyden, Jr. has served as CSUSM’s Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services since May 2021. He oversees a division of 240 employees with six subdivisions: administration, business and financial services, facilities development and management, human resources, the university police department and the CSUSM Corporation.
Wyden’s previous positions include vice president of finance and administration at Frostburg State University (FSU) in Frostburg, Maryland, vice president for business affairs at the University of Findlay, vice president for finance and administration at Tiffin University, and associate vice president of Finance and Planning at Upper Iowa University. His first position in higher education was as deputy controller at Howard University. He holds a bachelor’s of business administration in accounting from the University of Detroit Mercy and is a certified public accountant.