Collection of meetings and other materials of various Boards and Councils involved in education and the California State
Colleges prior to the creation of the Master Plan for Higher Education. Included are meeting minutes and reports of the California
State Board of Education (1957-1961), annual report of the State Colleges (1946-1957), Governor’s Council Report (1948-1959),
State College Council (1952), and State College Business Managers (1954-1963).
The California State University System, formally established in 1960 by the Donahoe Higher Education Act. It is the nation’s
largest university system, with 23 campuses and seven off-campus centers, more than 400,000 students and 42,000 faculty and
staff. The CSU is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California (the others are the University of
California and the California Community College System). Since 1961 more than 2 million alumni have received a bachelor's,
master's, and doctoral (Ph.D. and Ed.D) degrees from the university system. It offers more than 1,800 degree programs in some
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All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives
and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical
materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
There are no access restrictions on this collection.