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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 8. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY [89000 - 90520]

  ( Heading of Division 8 amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 143, Sec. 87. )

PART 55. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY [89000 - 90520]

  ( Heading of Part 55 amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 143, Sec. 88. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [89000 - 89090.5]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [89000 - 89011]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

89000.
  

As used in this division, “trustees” means the Trustees of the California State University, created under Section 66600.

(Amended by Stats. 1981, Ch. 638, Sec. 3.)

89001.
  

(a) The California State University includes the institutions for higher education whose locations or designations are listed in this section.

(1) San Jose.

(2) San Francisco.

(3) Chico.

(4) Humboldt.

(5) San Diego.

(6) Fresno.

(7) California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

(8) California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

(9) Long Beach.

(10) Los Angeles.

(11) Sacramento.

(12) Hayward.

(13) San Fernando Valley.

(14) Fullerton.

(15) Stanislaus.

(16) Sonoma.

(17) San Bernardino.

(18) Dominguez Hills.

(19) Contra Costa.

(20) Kern.

(21) Redwood City.

(22) Ventura.

(23) San Marcos.

(24) The California Maritime Academy, a specialized institution.

(25) Monterey County.

(b) This section shall become operative on July 1, 1995.

(Amended (as added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 1298, Sec. 3.5) by Stats. 1994, Ch. 901, Sec. 3. Effective September 27, 1994. Section operative July 1, 1995, by its own provisions.)

89002.
  

The campuses authorized in paragraphs (19), (21), and (22) of subdivision (a) of Section 89001 shall commence construction only upon resolution of the trustees, approved by the California Postsecondary Education Commission.

This section shall become operative on July 1, 1995.

(Amended (as added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 901, Sec. 5) by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 245. Effective January 1, 1996.)

89005.
  

All references in law or regulation to the “California State Colleges,” to the “California State University and Colleges,” or to “state colleges” shall be deemed to refer to the California State University and to the system of institutions of higher education that comprises the California State University as authorized in Section 89001. The term “campus” shall mean any of the institutions included within the California State University specified in Section 89001.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 303, Sec. 134. Effective January 1, 2016.)

89005.5.
  

(a) (1) All of the following names are the property of the state:

(A) “California State University.”

(B) The names of all educational institutions in the state with names containing the words “California State University.”

(C) All of the following names:

(i) “California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.”

(ii) “California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.”

(iii) “California Maritime Academy.”

(iv) “Humboldt State University.”

(v) “Sonoma State University.”

(vi) “San Francisco State University.”

(vii) “San Jose State University.”

(viii) “San Diego State University.”

(D) Abbreviations of names listed in subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C), including, but not necessarily limited to, all of the following:

(i) “Cal State.”

(ii) “Cal Maritime.”

(iii) “Humboldt State.”

(iv) “Sonoma State.”

(v) “San Francisco State.”

(vi) “San Jose State.”

(vii) “San Diego State.”

(viii) “Cal Poly.”

(ix) “CSU.”

(2) No person shall, without the permission of the Trustees of the California State University, use this name, or any abbreviation of it or any name of which these words are a part, in any of the following ways:

(A) To designate any business, social, political, religious, or other organization, including, but not limited to, any corporation, firm, partnership, association, group, activity, or enterprise.

(B) To imply, indicate, or otherwise suggest that any product, service, or organization is connected or affiliated with, or is endorsed, favored, or supported by, or is opposed by the Trustees of the California State University or any educational institution administered by the trustees. The permission of the trustees is required before any name listed in this subdivision may be used for any commercial purpose.

(C) To display, advertise, or announce this name publicly at, or in connection with, any meeting, assembly, or demonstration, or any propaganda, advertising, or promotional activity of any kind which has for its purpose or any part of its purpose the support, endorsement, advancement, opposition, or defeat of any strike, lockout, or boycott or of any political, religious, sociological, or economic movement, activity, or program.

(b) However, nothing in this section shall interfere with any person who makes, or restrict the right of any person to make, a true and accurate statement of his or her present or former relationship or connection with, his or her employment by, or his or her enrollment in, the California State University in the course of stating his or her experience or qualifications for any academic, governmental, business, or professional credit or enrollment, or in connection with any academic, governmental, professional, or other employment whatsoever.

(c) Every person violating this section is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 664, Sec. 69. Effective January 1, 2003.)

89005.7.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law:

(a) Every campus of the California State University shall observe November 11, known as Veterans Day, as a holiday, and shall be closed on that day.

(b) When November 11 falls on a Sunday, the university shall observe the following Monday as the Veterans Day holiday. When November 11 falls on a Saturday, the university shall observe the preceding Friday as the Veterans Day holiday.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 146, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2006.)

89006.
  

It is unlawful for any person to utilize any information, not a matter of public record, that is received by that person by reason of his or her employment by, or contractual relationship with, the trustees, the California State University, or an auxiliary organization of the California State University, for personal pecuniary gain, not contemplated by the terms of the employment or contract, regardless of whether the person is or is not so employed or under contract at the time the gain is realized.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 8, Sec. 36. Effective April 15, 1993.)

89007.
  

For the purposes of Section 11032 of the Government Code, the following constitute, among other proper purposes of like or different character, state business for officers and employees of the trustees for which the officers and employees shall be allowed actual and necessary traveling expenses:

(a) Attending meetings of any association, organization or agency having as its principal purpose the study of matters relating to education or to a particular field or fields of education, or any agency of such association.

(b) Conferring with officers or employees of this state or the United States, or appearing before committees of either house of the Congress of the United States, relative to problems relating to education in California.

(c) Conferring with officers or employees of other states engaged in the performance of similar duties.

(d) Obtaining information useful to the trustees in the conduct of their work.

The provisions of Section 11032 of the Government Code, requiring approval by the Governor and Director of Finance of traveling and expenses outside the state shall not be applicable to the officers and employees of the trustees.

If the provisions of this section are in conflict with the provisions of a memorandum of understanding reached pursuant to Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 3560) of Division 4 of Title 1 of the Government Code, the memorandum of understanding shall be controlling without further legislative action, except that if such provisions of a memorandum of understanding require the expenditure of funds, the provisions shall not become effective unless approved by the Legislature in the annual Budget Act.

(Amended by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1072.)

89007.7.
  

(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the California State University Early Start Program was adopted pursuant to Executive Order No. 1048 at the May 2010 meeting of the Trustees of the California State University (CSU) with the stated goal of facilitating a student’s graduation through changes in policies on fulfilling entry-level proficiencies in mathematics and English.

(b)  On January 1, 2014, and on or before January 1, 2019, the Legislative Analyst’s Office, in consultation with CSU, shall submit a report to the Legislature detailing the impact of the CSU Early Start Program on student mathematics and English proficiency. The report to the Legislature required by this subdivision shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, all of the following:

(1) Information on how the CSU Early Start Program increases successful remediation rates as compared to the remediation rates that existed in the 2010–11 academic year.

(2) Information on how the CSU Early Start Program expedites the student remediation process, or otherwise reduces the length of time that students spend on remediation.

(3) Demographic information on participants in the CSU Early Start Program, including information relating to race or ethnicity, eligibility for financial aid, geographic origins, and other pertinent data.

(4) The number of enrollees in the CSU Early Start Program, counted statewide and by campus, including the number who eventually earned credit from the program.

(5) As observed one year after participating in the CSU Early Start Program, counted statewide and by campus, how many enrollees became proficient, how many enrollees did not remediate successfully, and how many enrollees were disenrolled from CSU.

(c) This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2019, and, as of January 1, 2020, is repealed.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 23, Sec. 15. Effective June 27, 2017. Inoperative July 1, 2019. Repealed as of January 1, 2020, by its own provisions.)

89008.
  

The trustees shall prescribe rules and regulations governing the use of state-owned or leased motor vehicles by employees of the California State University. The rules shall include the remedies of assessing actual costs of misuse of state-owned or leased motor vehicles, and employee discipline under Section 89535.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1040, Sec. 1.)

89009.
  

(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the land and improvements comprising the Camarillo State Hospital be transferred to the trustees to be developed and improved as a campus of the California State University in order to make public postsecondary education more available to qualified persons in the Ventura County area as well as throughout the state.

(b) Upon approval by the trustees, the Department of General Services shall transfer the land and improvements comprising the Camarillo State Hospital to the trustees. The Department of General Services shall be reimbursed for its administrative costs incurred in connection with the transfer, and an amount not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the department for that purpose.

(c) In order to raise revenues to assist in building a campus of the California State University and to provide a source of funding for the program thereof, the trustees may sell and lease interests in real property included within the land comprising Camarillo State Hospital that are not needed for campus purposes. The proceeds from any sale or lease pursuant to this section shall be deposited in local trust accounts and are available for expenditure for the improvement of real property of the campus and funding the programs of the campus. Funds so deposited and maintained may be invested in accordance with state law and are continuously appropriated without regard to fiscal year for the purpose of building, maintaining, and funding a campus of the California State University in Ventura County at the site of the Camarillo State Hospital.

(d) This section shall be liberally construed to accomplish the intent of the Legislature.

(e) This section does not apply to the approximately 57-acre noncontiguous parcel of the Camarillo State Hospital property located on Lewis Road in Ventura County.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 386, Sec. 17. Effective January 1, 2010.)

89010.
  

(a) Notwithstanding Article 1 (commencing with Section 11000) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of, Article 2 (commencing with Section 14660) of Chapter 2 of Part 5.5 of, and Part 11 (commencing with Section 15850) of, Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, or any other provision of law to the contrary, the trustees may sell improvements located on the land at the California State University, Monterey Bay campus that was transferred to the trustees from the United States of America and used for housing purposes, in circumstances in which the underlying ownership in the land remains with the trustees. The trustees may exercise this authority without the prior approval of any other state department or agency.

(b) Moneys received by the trustees from the sale of improvements authorized in this section shall be deposited in local trust accounts. Moneys so deposited may be invested in accordance with state law and, notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, are continuously appropriated without regard to fiscal years for the purposes of building, maintaining, and funding a campus of the California State University at Monterey Bay through expenditures for improvements to the campus, funding of scholarships, and other academic purposes of the campus.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 83, Sec. 45. Effective January 1, 2000.)

89011.
  

(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that public programs of postsecondary education be made available to qualified persons throughout this state, including areas of substantial existing or projected population that are isolated from any campus of the California State University.

(b) The Trustees of the California State University shall consider the establishment of a permanent, state-supported off-campus center on state-owned property in Contra Costa County, the purpose of which shall be to continue to offer education programs at the upper division and graduate levels.

(c) Pursuant to the establishment of a permanent, state-supported off-campus center as provided by subdivision (b), the trustees shall contract for the preparation of a master plan for physical development, and a detailed survey of Contra Costa County, as follows:

(1) The master plan for the physical development of the center shall project major land uses, including open space, and the development of physical facilities, including those relating to lecture and laboratory use, and other instructional activities, site work, plant operations, and adjunct operations. The master plan shall be subject to the approval of the Trustees of the California State University.

(2) The detailed survey of Contra Costa County shall include, but not be limited to, official population projections, an industry and income profile, an analysis of specific education program requirements of potentially qualified students, an assessment of the need for educational services at the upper division and graduate levels, and an assessment of the services currently provided by other public and private institutions of postsecondary education, including the University of California and the California Community Colleges.

(d) The trustees shall review the results of the master plan and survey and shall forward the results to the California Postsecondary Education Commission for its review pursuant to Section 66904.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 8, Sec. 38. Effective April 15, 1993.)

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