CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 11, No. 22, Nov 15, 2012

Budget Balances Needs with Fiscal Realities

The CSU Board of Trustees approved its 2013-14 budget request of the Governor and the legislature Nov. 14, which seeks to balance the system's continued unmet needs with the state's fiscal challenges.
The CSU is requesting a total of $371.9 million over its current baseline budget that includes state funds, tuition and systemwide fees. The plan includes revenue for enrollment growth and compensation, as well as maintenance of facilities. More.

To Protect and Serve the CSU

To Protect and Serve the CSU

CSU campuses are among the safest in the state. Their high safety ratings demonstrate the commitment university police have in promoting and maintaining a safe campus environment—as well as their dedication to serving the CSU.

The CSU’s 23 campuses are home to more than 460 sworn peace officers who undergo the same rigorous academy as county and city officers, as well as an additional 16 weeks of specialized campus training. Although CSU police have authority throughout the state, their focus is the campus and its nearby vicinity. More.

Student News Gets National Recognition

The hard-hitting headlines, in-depth investigations, and digital designs of student journalists throughout the CSU were recently lauded by the Associated Collegiate Press, the oldest and largest national membership organization for college student journalists in the country. More.

CSU Athletics: Facts, Firsts and Feats

1941 SDSU National Championship TeamThe NCAA recently posted a web feature paying tribute to San Jose State’s 1962 cross country team—the first integrated team to win a Division I title in that sport.

Throughout the CSU's athletic history, there's been a number of "firsts." Here are some more historical highlights, storied traditions and fun facts about CSU athletics: More.


Cal Poly Pomona Hosts International Exchange on Veterinary Industry

Cal Poly Pomona’s Animal Health Sciences program played host to a Chinese delegation interested in learning more about controlling animal diseases and veterinarian teaching methods. More.

Athletics Facilities at CSU Stanislaus Get Boost from Donors

A combination of gifts totaling nearly $250,000 will pay for renovations to men's and women's basketball locker rooms and the construction of a new batting cage. More.

Geographic Focus at Humboldt State, CSU Fullerton

Two Humboldt State geography professors received research grants totaling $150,000, and CSU Fullerton is set to host its annual geography conference, which will feature lectures on ecotourism, migration and more.

CSUB "Example of Excellence" for Latinos in Higher Education

CSU Bakersfield's School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering got national recognition for its efforts to boost Latino student success in STEM fields. More.

CSUN Gets $2.3 Million Grant for Math Program

CSU Northridge received a grant to expand a program that helps students bridge the “math gap” in the transition from high school to college. More.

Sac State's Speech Clinic Celebrates 60 Years

Since its founding in 1952, Sacramento State's Speech Pathology & Audiology Department has brought affordable, quality care to thousands of Californians. More.


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