I am John Beisner, Interim Associate Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion at California State University, Fullerton in Orange County, California. In this role, I work with administrators and staff in the areas of risk management, disability, Workers' Compensation, payroll services and benefits/retirement services to provide programs and resouces in support of faculty and staff who prepare our diverse student body of more than 40,000 students for academic and professional success. I have served in higher education for 25 years, all at Cal State Fullerton. I learned the value of education from my parents, both of whom taught. I received my undergraduate degree from Cal State Fullerton and my graduate degree from Yale Law School..