“The way we operate as a university will not look entirely the same as during our pre-pandemic days. However, the fact we will once again be able to interact face-to-face this fall, without a screen in between us, is a cause for celebration,” said CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales.
The California State University, including a CSUSB delegation led by university President Tomás D. Morales, is meeting virtually this week with state legislators to discuss issues affecting the 23-campus university.
This Budget Forum will provide a detailed overview of CSUSB’s Operating Fund for the 2020/2021 fiscal year, as well as an early look into the 2021/22 fiscal year. A question and answer period with attendees will follow the presentation.
Tony Coulson (director, Cybersecurity Center) was interviewed about additional funding for a national cybersecurity scholarship program, and Alemayehu G. Mariam (professor emeritus,political science) wrote about the victims in two attacks in Ethiopia
The push for legislative support is a result of Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2017-18 budget proposal released in January that allocated less than half of the additional $324.9 million in state funding the CSU system.
The free talk, presented by the University Diversity Committee and the John M. Pfau Library, will take place at noon Thursday in the Physical Sciences building, room PS-10.
State assemblymen Chad Mayes and Eduardo Garcia, who stewarded the request for direct funding to the campus last spring, formally presented the state’s $3 million commitment to the campus during a ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 19.
Chancellor Timothy P. White, in a letter to the California State University, said there will be no tuition increase for the 2018-19 academic year. He also called for support for full funding of the CSU by writing to state legislators to #ChooseCSU.
CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales and other CSU officials met with legislators and Gov. Gavin Newsom during the California State University Legislative Advocacy Day in Sacramento.