President hosts lunch for new Presidential Scholars

The Presidential Scholars pose for a group photo with President Hagan and members of the administration.

There are many advantages to being a California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Presidential Scholar. The university’s most prestigious scholarship, after all, comes with full tuition, book allowances and priority registration. And then there’s lunch with the president. This was news to … [Read more...]

President Hagan delivers keynote address during tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

President Hagan and the CSUDH Cheer Squad take part in 30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Kingdom Day Parade

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) President Willie J. Hagan delivered the keynote address during the City of Carson’s annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 16, touching on the context prevalent during the Civil Rights Movement that influenced Dr. King's struggles … [Read more...]

Convocation: Poised for Growth, CSUDH Looks to the Future

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With his sights on the future, California State University, Dominguez Hills' (CSUDH) President Willie J. Hagan told the more than 250 faculty, staff and students who attended the 2014 Fall Convocation that the state of the university is strong and poised to achieve its full potential. Just one … [Read more...]

CSUDH Inaugurates 10th President: ‘We are Fulfilling America’s Promise’

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In an affair filled with promise and hope, California State University, Dominguez Hills celebrated the investiture of President Willie J. Hagan on May 2. Standing in front of an audience of 450 attendees which included faculty, staff, students, political figures and notable community members, … [Read more...]

University to Celebrate Inauguration of Dr. Willie J. Hagan


Dr. Willie J. Hagan will be formally installed as the 10th president of California State University, Dominguez Hills during an investiture ceremony on Friday, May 2, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on the North Lawn of campus. Steeped in academic traditions and pomp and circumstance, the investiture ceremony … [Read more...]

President Willie J. Hagan, Students Honored by Millennium Momentum Foundation

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California State University, Dominguez Hills President Willie J. Hagan was honored with the Millennium Momentum Foundation (MMF) 2013 Ambassador of Education Award, and three students from the university were recognized with the foundation’s Best and Brightest Scholarship during the nonprofit’s 11th … [Read more...]

Convocation: University’s Past Serves as Testament to Achievement, Future Outcomes

California State University, Dominguez Hills president Willie J. Hagan delivers message during fall 2013 convocation.

On the 113th day of his permanent appointment by the California State University Board of Trustees as president of CSU Dominguez Hills, Willie J. Hagan welcomed faculty, staff—several of whom are recent additions—and students to the campus during the annual fall convocation. The Sept. 12 … [Read more...]

Dr. Willie J. Hagan Named Permanent President of CSU Dominguez Hills


The California State University Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Willie J. Hagan as the permanent president of California State University, Dominguez Hills, effective immediately. Hagan has served as interim president since June 2012. “To say I am honored to have been appointed as president of CSU … [Read more...]

University Goes to Church for CSU Super Sunday Outreach


California State University, Dominguez Hills Interim President Willie J. Hagan helped kick off CSU Super Sunday, a system-wide event held at nearly 100 predominately African American churches throughout the state in February and March, when he attended services at the historic First AME (FAME) … [Read more...]

Holiday Greetings from CSU Dominguez Hills

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Wishing you every happiness this holiday season and a prosperous and healthy new year. Thank you for your support of our university. … [Read more...]