The CSU System Archives Digitization Project began in spring 2017. Collections are being selected, digitized, and described from their paper and magnetic audio formats for inclusion in the digital project. The CSU System Archives Digitization Project is generously funded by The Office of the Chancellor.
The CSU Public Affairs Photo Collection encompasses photographic material from the late 1800s to the early 1990s. The photos in this collection were created or gathered by the CSU Public Affairs Office, which provides consultation and advice to the Trustees, Chancellor, and other staff.
The collection includes over 3600 reports generated by or about The California State University. The reports consists of analytical, programmatic, feasibility or budgetary reports for planning, administration, academic affairs, the function of the university, and other subjects. The reports are generated from many areas of the system and did not come from one singular entity. This collection was created in the archives to increase researcher access in the CSU Archives.
Records consist of meeting minutes with attachments and resolutions (1963-2000), Executive Committee minutes (1963-1993), Academic Senate newsletters (1969-1996), Advisory Committee of the Consortium (1975-1978), constitution and founding by-laws (1961-1966), and subject files (1963-1993).
Minutes, agendas, and related items of the Chief Administrators and Business Officers (CABO). Topics covered in the minutes include budget processes, environmental health and safety issues, integrated technology strategy, collaborative management systems, and audit planning.
Minutes of Staff Council meetings of various CSU campuses including Hayward (now the East Bay campus), San Diego, San Bernardino, Sacramento, Humboldt, Long Beach, Stanislaus, Northridge, San Luis Obispo, Fresno, Chico, San Francisco, San Jose, Pomona, and Sonoma.
Materials are of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and CSU Academic Senate materials. This includes organizational papers, newsletters, correspondence, bulletins, news clippings, reports and conference papers.
Materials from 1935-1989 include correspondence, photographs, artwork, journals, books, newspaper clippings, microfiche, and artifacts. The bulk of the material is related to professional correspondence. Dumke served as chancellor from 1962-1982.
Heilbron was a member of the Board of Trustees and was active in the formation of the CSU System. Items in the collection include correspondence, publications, manuals, professional organization and conference materials, and reference materials.
Materials consist of correspondence, CSU Committee files, biographical materials, speeches, writings, and research relating to the history of the California State University System including his book, The People's University (2010), reports relating to higher education, and photographs.
The Board of Trustees assumed responsibility for the California State Colleges on July 1, 1961. The governor, Edmund G. (Pat) Brown appointed the first sixteen members of the twenty-one member board. The remaining five members were ex officio officers. UFor the current reporting structure see the Board of Trustees page of the System's website.
The Office of the Chancellor is the headquarters of the CSU system. The administrative offices have changed and grown since the creation of the system headquarters. For more information about the current administrative officers, see the Office of The Chancellor administration pages of the System's website.
The Academic Senate of the California State University consists of fifty-three faculty members elected by their colleagues at the twenty-three individual universities comprising the California State University system. The Academic Senate, founded in 1963.