Campus: Governor's Office -- July 20, 2005

Governor Schwarzenegger Announces Trustee Appointment

Dr. Craig Smith, 60, of Long Beach, has been appointed to the California State University Board of Trustees as the Faculty Trustee. He is currently the chair of the Department of Film and Electronic Arts at California State University, Long Beach.

Smith has been a professor with the university since 1988 and, over the course of his tenure, has chaired the Communications Studies, Journalism and Comparative Literature and Classics Departments. He has also served as president of the Freedom of Expression Foundation since 1983.

Smith is a member of the National Advisory Council for The Media Institute, an associate editor with the Western Journal of Communication and is a member of the board of the Southern California Urban Debate League.

This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Smith is a Republican.

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