Office of the President

President Parham Welcomes You To CSUDH

Dr. Thomas A. ParhamWelcome to the website for California State University, Dominguez Hills President Thomas A. Parham. Here you will find information about President Parham's experience and commitment to educational excellence, his staff, CSUDH’s premier Presidential Scholarship program, as well as the university’s strategic plan. We invite you to explore the areas of this website to learn more about the Office of the President.Thank you for your interest in CSUDH. We look forward to seeing you on our campus.

Dr. Parham's Bio

President Parham brings extensive leadership experience in institutions of higher learning to the Office. Learn more about President Parham's experience here.

Strategic Planning

President Parham supports CSUDH's mission to improve access to and success in education. Read about the strategic vision for the university’s future here.

Presidential Scholars

CSUDH's premier scholarship opportunity, the Presidential Scholarship recognizes and rewards the outstanding academic achievements of students.

Speeches & Addresses

President Parham is known for his inspiring and motivating oratory skills. Watch videos of President Parham's notable speeches and addresses here.

Presidential Lecture Series

The Presidential Distinguished Lecture Series brings leading scholars, artists, and leaders from a wide range of industries and disciplines to the CSUDH campus to share their thoughts and experiences with the Toro community.

Task Force & Committee Reports

CSUDH commissions task forces and committees to examine a variety of university practices. Here you will find the results of recent task forces, including the Research Enterprise Pre- & Post-Award Services Task Force.

Letter of Recommendation Requests

Students requesting a letter of recommendation from the President can download the Request Form here. Completed forms should be delivered to the Office of the President by mail or email. Instructions are included on the application. Students requesting letters should allow at least one month lead time for their request to be completed.