Media/Photo Advisory: CSU Chancellor White Makes First Official Visit to Cal State San Marcos, Oct. 24

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White will make his first official visit to California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) on Thursday, Oct. 24 as part of a 23-college tour. White, former chancellor at the University of California Riverside took office as the CSU chancellor in January 2013.

In addition to meeting with CSUSM leadership, students, faculty and staff, the chancellor will spend the day touring the campus and will host a by-invitation-only community reception and forum at 4:30 p.m. at The McMahan House. In addition there will be many unique photo and broadcast opportunities throughout the day. Please contact Cathy Baur, associate vice president for communications, at 760-750-4407 (office), 760-445-5885 or cbaur@csusm.edu for specific times and locations.

What:              CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White visits Cal State San Marcos

When:             Thursday, Oct. 24, by-invitation-only community reception and forum from 4 to 6 p.m. In addition there will be many unique photo and broadcast opportunities throughout the day beginning at 9 a.m. Please contact Cathy Baur, associate vice president for communications, for specific times and locations.

Where:            The by-invitation-only community reception and forum will be held in The McMahan House, located at CSUSM, 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., San Marcos.

Why:               By visiting each of the campuses in the CSU system during his first year, Chancellor White hopes to better understand the regional needs and priorities at each institution.

About California State University San Marcos

California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself by providing its students the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a success in the classroom and the workplace.  A recent survey reported that annual spending in the region was nearly $190 million, generating a total impact of roughly $230 million on the regional economy. Over 85 percent of CSUSM alumni remain in the region fueling the local workforce. Situated on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos, the campus is located 15 miles east of the coast, and 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.