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VP for University Advancement

California State University San Marcos has launched a national search for a Vice President for University Advancement (UA). The VP for UA is a senior-level management position that reports directly to the president and will serve on University Cabinet and the President’s Administrative Team.


The Search Process

CSUSM’s Vice President for UA Search Advisory Committee has been charged with bringing forward a diverse pool of promising candidates. Working with executive search consultant Isaacson-Miller, the committee will assess the candidates and select the semi-finalists. For each of the semi-finalists and finalists, the committee will provide feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of each candidate to inform the president’s hiring decision.

  • The Search Committee

    • Patricia Prado-Olmos, Chief Community Engagement Officer (Chair)

    • Sarah Aragon, Student Foundation Board Director (Student Rep)

    • Anna Fleming, Alumni Engagement Specialist (UA Staff Rep)

    • John Fortune, CSUSM Alumni Association President

    • Michael Losquardro, Senior Advisor for Campus Advancement, CSU Office of the Chancellor (advisor)

    • Theresa Mendoza, Interim Vice President for University Advancement (advisor)

    • Rajnandini Pillai, Professor of Management, College of Business Administration, & Executive Director, Center for Leadership Innovation and Mentorship Building

    • Jacqueline Trischman, Interim Dean, College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

    • Steve Wagner, CSUSM Foundation Board Director

    • Jocelyn Wyndham, Interim Associate Vice President of Philanthropy (UA MPP Rep)

    • Margaret Chantung, Chief Communications Officer (Admin Support)

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Potential applicants may find more information about the search and may apply for this position on the Issacson Miller website.

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