ASCSU November Plenary

Chancellors’ Report 

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Joseph I. Castro has appointed Stephen Perez, Ph.D., to serve as interim president of San Jose State University (SJSU). Perez currently serves as provost and vice president of Academic Affairs and professor of economics at Sacramento State.

Board of Trustees’ Resolutions 

The resolutions passed by the CSU Board of Trustees at the November 9-10, 2021 meeting have posted to the web at:The resolutions passed by the CSU Board of Trustees at the November 9-10, 2021 meeting have posted to the web at: https://www.calstate.edu/csu-system/board-of-trustees/resolutions/bot-resolutions-nov2021.pdf

Enrollment Numbers at CSUMB and Strategies

The community college chancellor’s office last week reported to the Assembly’s Higher Education Committee that the system is facing a nearly 15% enrollment drop due to the pandemic, a loss of 318,800 students from the prior year. That put its student enrollment at 1,833,843, down from 2,152,643 students in 2019-20. 

The budget allocated $120 million to the colleges to increase efforts to retain current students and re-engage ones who have dropped out. (Community colleges) 

First reading Items

The following items are available for CSUMB faculty comment. Please share comments, concerns, or feedback to Ryne or Vanessa.

3513 FGA – Legislative Advocacy Guidelines

3514 FA – Due Process Reprimand Letters

3515 APEP – Core Competencies

3516 AA – White Paper

3517 FA – Due Process Disciplinary Actions

3518 EX – AEDI Membership

3519 FA – Student RSCA

3520 FA – Shared Governance 

Please reach out with questions or for additional information to Ryne Leuzinger (rleuzinger@csumb.edu) or Vanessa Lopez-Littleton (vlittleton@csumb.edu).