13 Facts About California State University


California State University is a public university system in California.

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California State University system was created in 1960 under the California Master Plan for Higher Education, and it is a direct descendant of the California State Normal Schools chartered in 1857.

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Today's California State University system is the direct descendant of the Minns Evening Normal School, a normal school in San Francisco that educated the city's future teachers in association with the high school system.

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California State University legislature was limited to merely suggesting locations to the UC Board of Regents for the planned UC campus on the Central Coast.

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At the time, California State University already had too many research universities; it had only 9 percent of the American population but 15 percent of the research universities .

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The board became known in the alternative as the "Board of Trustees, " similar to how the Regents of the University of California are known in the alternative as the Board of Regents.

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California State University's was unsuccessful in her other long-term objective, securing for CSU the right to award doctorates independently of UC.

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The California State University is ultimately administered by the 25 member Board of Trustees of the California State University.

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The Trustees appoint the Chancellor of the California State University, who is the chief executive officer of the system, and the Presidents of each campus, who are the chief executive officers of their respective campuses.

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Academic Senate of the California State University, made up of elected representatives of the faculty from each campus, recommends academic policy to the Board of Trustees through the Chancellor.

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California State University is administered by the 25 member Board of Trustees .

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The other universities in the California State University system are ranked in the Regional Universities category as they offer few or no Ph.

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Some critics, including Donald Gerth, have claimed that the weak California State University identity has contributed to the CSU's perceived lack of prestige when compared to the University of California.

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