President’s Message

A Striving Beach: 2

My last message laid out the framework we use to build a Beach environment that has the highest probability of promoting success for our entire community. Think of three levels of a pyramid. The bottom level contains the universal services and environments available to all that are known to encourage physical, academic, social, and spiritual […]

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A Striving Beach: 1

Let’s reflect on what we do every day at The Beach to enhance the success of our community. A shared commitment to build a healthy campus environment is our best strategy for optimizing our potential as individuals and as a university. Each staff and faculty member, student, and administrator contributes to this environment by nurturing […]

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Standing with the CSU

Standing with the CSU Our future at Long Beach State University seems rosy with record applications for several years in a row, faculty and student awards and recognitions across many disciplines, and steady (if slow) improvements in facilities. But in the bigger picture, growing pressure across the nation to move the costs of a university […]

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E Pluribus Unum

Dear Campus Community, Elections have winners and losers. This has been true throughout the history of our democracy. In my decades of voting, I’ve been alternately exhilarated and depressed depending on outcomes. This experience has taught me that the same United States that elects Democrats in one election chooses Republicans (or Independents or Green Party, […]

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Resources Available to The Beach Community

Dear Students, In my walks across campus following last week’s presidential election, many of you expressed concerns about potential policy changes in the new administration that could negatively affect you or your families. As I said in my email to the community on Monday, Long Beach State is proud to be a diverse, secure and […]

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