News Release| Plater Award; Cal State L.A.

October 16, 2013


CSULA President to receive Plater Award on Oct. 23


WHO &          California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) President William

WHAT:         A. Covino will be presented the 2013 William M. Plater  

                        Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement by the     

                   American Association of State Colleges and Universities

                   (AASCU) during a campus reception.

MORE:         The award is presented in recognition of Covino’s demonstrated exemplary leadership in advancing civic learning of undergraduates through programs and activities that encourage greater knowledge, skills, experiences and reflection about the role of citizens in a democracy.

Covino, who was provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Fresno State since 2009, began his position as the seventh president of CSULA on Sept. 1.

The Plater Award was established in 2006 in appreciation for the leadership of Plater, who served as chief academic officer of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) from 1987 through 2006.

WHEN:          Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3 p.m.

WHERE:        Cal State L.A.’s Golden Eagle Ballrooms 2 and 3. The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) freeway, at the interchange of the 10 and 710 freeways. Permit dispenser parking is available at Lot 5 or upper level of Structure C. For campus map and directions:

INFO:              For more information on Covino’s honor: /univ/ppa/newsrel/covino-plateraward.htm.  

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