Departments

Get to know the departments that make up our division and the talented and hard-working individuals who collaborate to promote and sustain the California State University’s brand and purpose.

Advocacy & State Relations

Represents and advocates for the CSU's interests with state government leaders through comprehensive advocacy and outreach programs.
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Alumni Relations

Connects the growing community of more than three million CSU alumni making an impact on California and the world. 
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Campus Advancement

Assists the CSU's campuses in building successful advancement programs that enhance their prestige, build alumni loyalty and procure philanthropic resources that enrich the academic and student learning environments.

Communications & Public Affairs

Leads the CSU's branding and messaging strategies through print, digital and visual campaigns and oversees communications initiatives to articulate the CSU's systemwide policy issues across various media.
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Federal Relations

Works to advance the interests of the CSU by serving as a resource to Washington-based policymakers, including the California Congressional delegation, as well as to educational associations and media.
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Systemwide Advancement

Supports CSU's advancement programs by providing centralized services, benchmarking performance and developing administrative policy. Through the Alumni Council and California State University Foundation, it serves as an important conduit of information about the university's achievements and challenges.
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