Chancellor Named

’Ville Bulletin | May 21, 2018


Former Gates Foundation director

selected as State System of Higher Education’s next chancellor

Daniel Greenstein led foundation’s ‘Postsecondary Success’ strategy,

also served as top administrator in University of California system


Harrisburg – Underscoring its commitment to ensuring student success and to its efforts to redesign the State System for the future, the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today selected a national leader in higher education to serve as the next chancellor.

Daniel Greenstein, who led the Postsecondary Success strategy at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the past six years and who previously was a top administrator in the University of California system, will become the State System’s fifth chancellor in September. The Gates Foundation is one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the world, and one of the most generous supporters of public higher education—awarding more than $125 million in grants and contracts annually.

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