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Academic Affairs

Division of Academic Affairs

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Welcome to the division of Academic Affairs. This division, one the largest units on the Cal State Long Beach campus, is under the leadership of the Provost and Senior Vice President, Dr. Brian Jersky.

Academic Affairs is committed to providing leadership, oversight and technical assistance to enhance all academic areas within the seven colleges, the University Library, academic support units, and central academic administrative offices. The division also encompasses academic administrative offices: Academic Planning, Faculty Affairs, Graduate Studies, Institutional Research, International Education & Global Engagement, Academic Technology and Undergraduate Studies.

Our Mission

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Repeatedly ranked as “One of the Top Public Comprehensive Universities in the Western United States” by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges Guide, ‘the Beach’ prides itself on our diverse and students-first campus.

We center our university on three missions: inclusive excellence for all who are here and want to be here; academic rigor for our graduates to leave as highly successful, well-trained professionals; and our campus to engage in public good that directly benefits our neighbors, surrounding communities as well as the people of this region and beyond.

Our university accomplishes this by providing highly-valued undergraduate and graduate programs through superior teaching, research, and activity that positively impacts our world. CSULB professors’ sterling reputation is based on their stellar teaching, research, and creative activities. They ensure students are successful by integrating research, creative activities, community engagement, and interactive technologies into their teaching.