Welcome to the President's Office website of California State University, Northridge and its chief executive officer, President Erika D. Beck. The President’s Office website provides access to the President's biography, latest news and announcements from the President's Office, as well as links to the major organizational areas of the university, including its divisions and colleges. For university-wide news and achievements, visit CSUN Today.
CSUN Receives $40 Million Gift
June 15, 2021
California State University, Northridge President Erika D. Beck announced today that CSUN received a gift of $40 million from philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott and her husband Dan Jewett. It is the largest gift from a single donor in the institution’s history. Learn more about the gift
President Beck's Listening Tour Report Now Available
May 25, 2021
President Beck's report of her Listening Tour is now available and includes an overview of the themes that emerged in her first 100 days of listening and learning, as well as some of her initial reflections. Read the report.
CSUN Celebrates Classes of 2020/2021
May 21, 2021
This month, CSUN will hold memorable commencement for the 11,151 graduates of the class of 2019-20 and the 11,538 graduates of the class of 2020-21. Learn more about commencement.
CSUN Announces Fall 2021 Plans
April 9, 2021
In a message to the campus community, CSUN President Erika D. Beck shared the university's plans for the Fall 2021 semester, with significantly increased face-to-face instruction, student services and overall operations that will serve as a bridge to an anticipated full return to campus for spring 2022. Learn more about CSUN's Fall 2021 plans
A Call for More Women and People of Color in Leadership
March 30, 2021
On March 19, the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics partnered with the Valley Industry & Commerce Association (VICA) to host the second annual “Extraordinary Women in Leadership” event. Speaking at the event, CSUN President Erika D. Beck encouraged business leaders to cultivate talent and leadership at all levels, so that more women and people of color can ascend to CEO jobs. Read the article
Special Assistant to the President for Inclusive Excellence Appointed
February 8, 2021
President Beck announced the appointment of Dr. Amanda Quintero as the Special Assistant to the President for Inclusive Excellence, effective February 22, 2021. Read the announcement
President Beck Launches Listening Tour
February 1, 2021
Erika D. Beck, California State University, Northridge’s newest president, is spending her first 100 days in office on a listening tour — meeting with students, faculty, staff, alumni and community leaders — in an effort to understand the opportunities, and challenges, the campus faces.
Greetings to the CSUN Community
January 11, 2021
CSUN’s sixth president, Dr. Erika D. Beck, delivered a video greeting to the university community to on her first day in office. Read President Beck's message.
Erika D. Beck Appointed CSUN President
October 29, 2020
The Board of Trustees of the California State University have appointed Erika D. Beck, Ph.D., to serve as president of California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Dr. Beck begins her appointment on January 11, 2021. Learn more about President Beck's appointment