CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 11, No. 6, March 15, 2012

Chancellor Charles Reed Wins 2012 TIAA-CREF Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence

Gene Flood, Executive Vice President and President of Diversified Financial Services at TIAA-CREF, present CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed with the Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence. The TIAA-CREF Institute announced Dr. Charles B. Reed, chancellor of the California State University system, and Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, president of Miami Dade College, as the 2012 winners of the TIAA-CREF Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence. TIAA-CREF bestowed this honor on March 12 at the American Council on Education’s (ACE) 2012 Annual Meeting held in Los Angeles.

The TIAA-CREF Hesburgh Award is one of the most prestigious honors in academic stewardship and is named in honor of the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, nationally renowned educator and world humanitarian. Drs. Reed and Padrón were chosen by an independent panel of judges based on their excellence in higher education leadership. More.

Cal State L.A. President James M. Rosser Honored with ACE’s 2012 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award

James M. Rosser; Photo courtesy of American Council on EducationFor his more than three decades of unwavering commitment to diversity in higher education, California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) President James M. Rosser has been honored with the 2012 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award from the American Council on Education (ACE).

The award is given every year to an individual who has made outstanding contributions and demonstrated sustained commitment to diversity in higher education. More.

San Francisco State President Robert A. Corrigan Receives John Hope Franklin Awards

Robert A. CorriganSan Francisco State President Robert A. Corrigan has been selected to receive Diverse magazine’s Dr. John Hope Franklin Award.

Dr. Robert Corrigan, who since 1988 has served as the 12th president of San Francisco State University, is being honored for his many achievements as a university administrator, including giving civic engagement and the application of university expertise to community issues a higher profile on campus. More.


President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Recognizes CSU Campuses

Sixteen CSU campuses were named on the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes higher education institutions for their commitment to and achievement in community service. More.

CSUMB Shares in 10-year Grant from NASA

NASA has awarded $137 million to a team of research institutions – including Cal State Monterey Bay – to study climate change and ecosystem processes over a 10-year period. More.

CSULB Awarded $170K to Enhance Nursing and Physician Assistant Programs

Cal State Long Beach is among 12 universities and colleges in the state to receive a combined total of $1.47 million in grants to enhance family nurse practitioner and physician assistant training programs. More.

HSU Named Among America’s Best in Environmental Studies

Humboldt State University was listed as one of the “Sustainable 16,” a group of 16 colleges and universities who exemplify excellence in environmental academics. More.

CSUSM Receives $455K for California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has invested $455,754 in a form of a three-year grant to enhance CSU San Marcos' California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center. More.



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