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President Neufeldt to Deliver First Report to the Community

Cal State San Marcos PresidentEllen Neufeldt will deliver her first Report to the Community on Thursday, Feb. 6, laying out her strategic vision for the next 30 years of the university.  

Nearly 600 individuals representing a broad cross section of regional business, nonprofit, education and government leadership are expected to attend the sold-out event where President Neufeldt will share her vision for CSUSM, shining a spotlight on campus and the innovative work being done by students, faculty and staff. 

Throughout her career, President Neufeldt has been devoted to student success and social mobility. As the campus, which opened its doors to students in 1990, looks to the next 30 years, President Neufeldt will draw upon CSUSM’s strengths to make the university a national model for student success and engaged learning.  

This will be the first Report to the Community for President Neufeldt, who started in her position in July. Report to the Community is an annual tradition that CSUSM has hosted since 2005.  

Others who are scheduled to speak at the event include Malin Burnham, a prominent San Diego philanthropist; Raye Clendening, president of the North County African American Women’s Association; and Adam Day, chair of the California State University Board of Trustees. The emcee will be Patricia Prado-Olmos, CSUSM vice president of Community Engagement.  

Media members who wish to attend Report to the Community or would like to request an advance copy of President Neufeldt’s prepared remarks should contact Brian Hiro at bhiro@csusm.edu or 760-750-7306.  

Breakfast and registration begin at 7 a.m., with the formal program starting at 8 a.m.  

Report to the Community is hosted each year by CSUSM’s University Council, a citizen advisory board consisting of community leaders interested in the development and welfare of the university.  

North City is the presidential sponsor of Report to the Community. The silver sponsors Jack and Caroline Raymond, Kaiser Permanente, KPBS and Turner Construction Company. The bronze sponsors are Frank and Janet Foster, Hunter Industries, Inc., Palomar Health and Tri-City Medical Center. 

What:CSUSM President Ellen Neufeldt’s first Report to the Community address  

When:7-9 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 6; breakfast and registration begin at 7 a.m. followed by formal program at 8 a.m.  

Where:On campus at the Event Pavilion in Lot N, located off Campus View Drive  

Parking:Complimentary parking will be available in CSUSM parking structure