Minutes, agendas and related materials of the Executive Council of the CSU (1980-1994) and its predecessor Councils: the
Chancellor’s Council of State College Presidents (1962-1979) and the State College President’s Council (1940-1961). The Executive
Council and its predecessors has always consisted of the Presidents of the various CSU campus.’ When the Master Plan for State
Education was created in 1961, the Council was chaired by the Chancellor.
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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