Report 89-2: The Twentieth Campus: An Analysis of the California State University's Proposal to Establish a Full-Service Campus in the City of San Marcos in Northern San Diego County
Published by The California Postsecondary Education CommissionJanuary 1989View Full Publication
This report analyzes the California State University's proposal to convert its North County Center in San Marcos from a permanent upper-division and graduate off-campus center to the twentieth full-service campus of the system. The Executive Summary on pages 1-4 summarizes the reason for the report and list 16 conclusions and five recommendations regarding the proposal. Part One on pages 5-18 traces the evolution of the State University's plans for serving the residents of northern San Diego County, including the development of the North County Center and the current proposal to expand it to a campus. Part Two on pages 18-46 responds to the proposal in light of both the Commission's eight criteria for approving new campuses of the State University and current restrictions on the use of the term university for the campus. Finally, Part Three on pages 47-52 explains the rationale for the Commission's recommendations approving both the conversion from center to campus and appropriations for campus master planning, calling for a supplemental report from the State University on enrollment projections for the campus, and urging a change in the law regarding the process by which a State University campus is designated a college or a university. The Commission adopted this report at its meeting on January 23, 1989, on recommendation of its Policy Development Committee.
Related Topics: Facilities Review
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