CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 12, No. 2, January 24, 2013

CSU Trustees Discuss 2013-14 Budget, Online Learning and Efficiency

Governor Jerry Brown and CSU Chancellor Timothy White at the January 2013 CSU Board of Trustees meetingThe CSU Board of Trustees discussed Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed 2013-14 budget and its effects on the CSU at the Board of Trustees meeting on January 22 and 23. Governor Brown recommends increasing state funding for the CSU by $125.1 million, in addition to reinstating $125 million that was lost in last year’s budget as part of a tuition rollback. More.

CSU Satellite Campuses Providing an In-depth Education

As part of CSU’s mission to provide access to higher education, the CSU is continually developing programs and facilities that work to meet each student’s educational goals.

In addition to the 23 CSU campuses spread throughout California, the CSU maintains nine additional satellite campuses that help students gain an in-depth and hands-on education. More.

Broadening Language and Cultural Horizons

Broadening Language and Cultural Horizons

Langue. Idioma. Lingua. Sprache. Language.

Whether it’s in French, Spanish, Italian, German or English, the definition of “language” is universal: the method of communicating with others. With approximately 7,000 languages spoken throughout the world, learning different languages can open the door to networking, collaborating and communicating with people from different walks of life.

The CSU offers a variety of foreign language programs that help prepare students for an increasingly globalized world. More.


SJSU and Udacity Explore New Options for Online Higher Ed

San José State University and Udacity Inc. have launched a pilot program of for-credit online courses expanding access to higher education. More.

CSU Stanislaus Obtains $250K to Create Visual Anthropology Lab

CSU Stanislaus, has received a $250,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to support the creation of the Keck Visual Anthropology Lab. More.

SDSU Professor Receives $2 MIL for Sensor Research

San Diego State Professor Antonio Palacios has been given $2 million in funding to develop a new generation of highly sensitive, low-cost magnetic sensors to detect weapons and terrorist targets. More.

CSUDH Receives $25K for STEM Scholarships

The Alcoa Foundation donated $25,000 to CSU Dominguez Hills to expand scholarships for students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related degree programs. More.

Science and the CSU

Featured Post: Fusing Biology and Technology

An event summary of the 25th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium, where biotechnology professionals collaborated to help broaden exposure to cutting-edge biotechnologies.


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