California State University, Northridge
Access Keys

This information applies to pages in the CSUN template system.Windows-press ALT + an access key. Macintosh-press CTRL + an access key.

The following access keys are available:

Search CSUN

Web

.

Video Message from the President


July 17, 2009


To Members of the Campus Community,

The link below contains a videotaped message that I recorded to share information about the current budget situation facing the CSU and Cal State Northridge. I want to acknowledge the worry and anxiety felt by individual members of the campus community, and reach out to provide as much information as possible.

http://www.csun.edu/budgetvideo/

Though I usually prefer to speak in person and have made an effort these past few weeks to visit department offices, the reason I chose to record this message is because of the difficulty of holding face-to-face meetings with all members of the campus community.

I do hope you will take a few minutes to listen to the message. In it I describe the basic facts of the situation in terms of budget reductions for the CSU and Cal State Northridge, what we do know about system-level decisions that affect us, and what we don't yet know. Finally, I offer a few thoughts about the human toll as we move forward in this difficult time.

Additionally, I will be available for information meetings in the Presentation Room of the Oviatt Library on the following days and times. You are invited to attend at a time most convenience for you.

  • Wednesday, July 22, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 23, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
  • Friday, July 24, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
  • Friday, July 24, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Jolene Koester
President


Click here to return to the President's Office website's main page.

If you have comments about this page, please contact the President's Office.

California State University, Northridge at 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330 / Phone: 818-677-1200 / © 2009 CSU Northridge