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Mary Ann Villarreal

California State University, Fullerton
Associate Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

Background

Mary Ann Villarreal, Associate Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, joined Cal State Fullerton in 2014 to provide leadership for a range of major University initiatives, including High-Impact Practices (HIPs), First Year Experience, Academic Master Plan, faculty diversity and recruitment, equity and inclusion, and serving as a campus representative to national organizations. She has a Ph.D. in History from Arizona State University and her A.B. from Mount Holyoke College. She has held faculty positions in Colorado and Utah. Her 2015 manuscript, Listening to Rosita: The Business of Tejana and Culture, 1930-1955, was awarded the 2016 Américo Paredes Book Award by South Texas College, Center for Mexican American Studies.