About Stem-Net


​​STEM-NET is a multicampus consortium​ working with all 23 CSU campuses in STEM research and education.

STEM-NET connects and strengthens faculty research and educational collaborations across the CSU system and across disciplines. It expands opportunities for active learning, innovative pedagogy, and supports CSU faculty in developing grant proposals with potential for scaling and sustainability with high impact and fundability.

Strategic Goals

  • Foster and support research and educational scholarship in STEM throughout the CSU system.
  • Promote, foster, and support faculty development to improve STEM teaching and learning across the CSU.
  • Develop long-term sustainable funding for STEM-NET.
  • Communicate with and engage key stakeholder groups in collaborative strategies supporting the vision.
  • Promote and develop collaborative partnerships to increase capacity for K-12 STEM teacher preparation.


As the newest of the CSU’s affinity groups, STEM-NET is designed to support California’s increasing need for STEM talent.

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Vision & Mission

STEM-NET works to increase the pipeline of outstanding, diverse STEM students.

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STEM-NET’s leadership is composed of presidents, faculty and administrators from across the CSU.

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