Special Events


The most recent CSU Academic Conference was held on February 9 and 10, 2017, at San Diego State University and centered on the theme, “Closing the Achievement Gap.” Professionals from across the university gathered to discuss advancing the CSU’s mission of providing students with access to excellent higher education through dialogue that emphasized long-term planning. Keynote speakers were Diane Ravitch and Tia McNair-Brown.

The CSU Academic Conference is a biennial event bringing together professionals across the CSU to shape the future of the nation’s largest and most diverse public university system. Presentations are intended to encourage dialogue among the Board of Trustees, campus presidents, students, faculty and others.