Galvan Dean

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 July 14, 2005

Laura Ferreiro
Office of Public Affairs
(323) 343-3050



Cal State L.A. 
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For immediate release:

Cal State L.A. Names Dean of Graduate Studies and Research

Los Angeles, CA – Jose L. Galvan (Los Angeles resident) has been appointed to the position of Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at California State University, Los Angeles, effective July 1, 2005.

In this capacity, Galvan will be the primary advocate for the University’s graduate programs, promote research and sponsored programs, and facilitate the development of international academic programs. In addition, Galvan will provide oversight of all presidentially charted centers and institutes as well as campus clinics.

Since 1998, Galvan has served as Cal State L.A.’s Associate Dean of Graduate Studies. He has worked in all areas of responsibility assigned to the Office, including the development of new master’s and joint doctoral programs, administering the various graduate student programs, and chairing the Graduate Studies Policy Advisory Council. He has been active in assisting faculty to develop competitive grants and contracts, and has coordinated international academic program activities at the University.

Galvan earned a B.A. in English, M.A. in Applied Linguistics, and Ph.D. in Psycholinguistics at the University of Texas at Austin. He joined the faculty of the TESOL Program in the Charter College of Education in 1990 and served as its coordinator for six years before his appointment as Associate Dean. An active Principal Investigator with more than $6 million in grants and contracts, he has participated in several proposal review panels at the national level, most recently as a member of the National Science Foundation (NSF) review panel on graduate education in Research on Learning and Education in August 2004.

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