About the CSU Foundation

The CSU Foundation Board of Governors shares a commitment to upholding and advancing the founding mission, vision and values of the California State University.

The mission of the CSU Foundation is to enhance the educational excellence of the California State University in teaching, learning, community service, and applied research.

Established in 1962, the CSU Foundation is the university's central foundation and serves the Office of the Chancellor. The CSU Foundation exists to promote the national, state and regional interests of the California State University. The Board of Governors represents a cross-section of business, community, cultural, and educational leaders with a shared commitment to uphold and advance the mission and goals of the university.

Board of Governors & Staff

Members of the Board, all leaders in their field and industry, work in tandem with CSU Chancellor's Office staff to ensure the highest levels of good governance, effective efficiency and consequential impact in everything we do.

Meet the Board & Staff

​​Board of Governors Meeting Schedule

Board of Governors Meeting
Monday, December 13, 2021
3:00 p.m.
CSU Office of the Chancellor, Long Beach, CAAgenda will be posted December 6
Executive Committee
Not Currently Scheduled

Audit Committee
Monday, November 29, 2021
3:30 p.m.
(link posted on November 22)
Agenda will be posted November 22
Finance and Investment Committee
Monday, December 13, 2021
1:00 p.m.
​CSU Office of the Chancellor, Long Beach, CA

Agenda will be posted December 6
Nominating Committee
Not Currently Scheduled
Scholarship and Philanthropy Committee
Not Currently Scheduled
Annual Meeting
Friday, June 2, 2022
TBDAgenda will be posted May 27, 2022

Public comment: Individuals wishing to appear before the Board to make public comment must provide written notice to the Assistant Secretary two working days preceding the regularly scheduled Board meeting, stating the subject and reason for the appearance. The Chair determines and announces any reasonable restrictions upon such presentations, including the total amount of time allocated for public comment on particular issues, and/or for each speaker.  Written notice to the Assistant Secretary may be sent to foundation@calstate.edu with "Public Comment" as the subject line.