Cal State L.A.
Names Dean of
Los Angeles, CA Â Mustafah Dhada (San Diego
resident) has been appointed as the Dean of Extended Education
at California State University, Los Angeles, effective June
In this capacity, Dhada has strategic and fiscal responsibility
for carrying out continuing- and professional-education activities
operated in a diverse array of self-supporting educational
programs and services locally, nationally and internationally.
These programs complement and augment the basic state-supported
degree programs and curricula offered by CSULA.
Dhada will provide leadership to the Division of Extended
Education staff in setting goals and in developing new offerings.
In doing so, he will work closely with fellow Cal State L.A.
deans, administrators, chairs of academic departments, and faculty
Dhada most recently served as Vice-Provost of Undergraduate
Studies, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dean of the
Graduate School of Social and Policy Studies at Alliant
International University, Scripps Ranch Campus, San Diego. His
responsibilities included coordinating, administering and managing
a multi-location campus of the university, which had learning
centers in California, Mexico, Kenya, Japan and Thailand. He also
brought in $210,000 in summer-time revenue through innovative
programs in filmmaking, multimedia boot camps, forensics and
criminalistics, and technical writing.
Dhada is a Fulbright Scholar and author of the critically
acclaimed book, Warriors At Work. He is also a sculptor,
calligraphist, and member of the Executive Committee of the
Fulbright Association-San Diego Chapter, the American Political
Science Association, the International Studies Association, and
the African Studies Association. Dhada earned his B.A. in
International Relations from the School of African and Asian
Studies at Sussex University, Falmer, Brighton, England, and his
Ph.D. from the University of Oxford in England.
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