CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 13, No. 6, March 28, 2014

CSU, UC and CCC Leaders Talk Collaboration

CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White, University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community College Chancellor Brice W. Harris

CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White, University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris gave a joint presentation about collaboration between the three systems of higher education during the CSU Board of Trustees meeting March 26. More.

Trustees Appoint HSU President

The CSU Board of Trustees has named Lisa A. Rossbacher as president of Humboldt State. Rossbacher is currently serving as president at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Ga. and begins her new position in July. She will succeed President Rollin Richmond who has served as HSU president since 2002. More.

Monville Appointed Alumni Trustee

Trustee Lou MonvilleThe CSU Alumni Council has appointed Lou Monville to the CSU Board of Trustees as the Alumni Trustee.

Monville, an alumnus of CSU San Bernardino, will begin serving a two-year appointment as Alumni Trustee in May. More.

Grants Fund Teacher, STEM Education

The CSU has received a $3 million grant from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation for teacher education and a $4.6 million grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to support students pursuing degrees in the sciences.

Students Give Free Tax Prep

This tax season, CSU business and accounting students are gaining real world experience as they give back to the community by providing no-cost advice and assistance to low-income taxpayers. More.

Cal Poly Pomona student VITA volunteer.



Cal Poly Pomona Event Gets Support from Top Companies

Facebook, Tesla Motors and Raytheon have become first-time sponsors of Cal Poly Pomona’s cyber defense competition, reflecting a growing need for a skilled cybersecurity workforce. More.

CSUEB STEM Program Hosts Future Scientists

A program at CSU East Bay hosts disadvantaged students from local school districts to engage in hands-on science experiments and activities. More.

Transformational Gift to CSUN Leads $25 Million Fundraising Drive

CSU Northridge alumnus David Nazarian has personally committed a $10 million cash gift to his alma mater. The commitment leads a $25 million fundraising drive. More.

Students Give Back During Spring Break

Many CSU students use spring break time to help others. This year, a group of students from Sonoma State dedicated their break time to improving public health by helping to expand health care access. More.

SDSU Program Enriches the College Experience for Diverse Students

The Aztec Scholars program at San Diego State strengthens connections among underrepresented students. The support system helps build confidence, ensuring students that graduating with a university degree is a part of their future. More.

CSUSB to Help Provide Leadership Training for Parents

A new institute created to provide parents with leadership training to become more active and effective in the decision-making process in their area schools and communities will hold its inaugural conference at CSU San Bernardino. More.


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