F. King Alexander '87
F. King Alexander '87, president of California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), has been named this year's recipient of the Robert C. Maxson President of the Year Award by the California State Student Association (CSSA), which represents more than 405,000 students in the California State University (CSU) system. Each year, the CSSA recognizes one CSU campus president whose leadership reflects a commitment to the mission of the CSSA, who has demonstrated exceptional inclusion of students within the context of shared governance and has assisted the CSSA in advancing its statewide policy agenda.
Alexander was named the sixth president of CSULB in November of 2005, after serving as the president of Murray State University in Kentucky from 2001 to 2005. At St. Lawrence, Alexander was a government major. He holds a master's degree from Oxford University and earned the Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Posted: May 14, 2010