University President

President Messages and News

Update on NAGPRA and Land Acknowledgement

During the summer, the State Auditor’s Office released a report of their findings from an audit of the California State University’s adherence to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and the California-NAGPRA regulations.

November 1, 2023

Vanya's Welcome Message

As the fourth president of California State University Monterey Bay, I am honored to be leading this great institution that serves a diverse student body, enhances the lives of young people on the central coast, and enriches the community around us.

August 23, 2023

CSUMB president's statement on Title IX/DHR report

CSUMB President Vanya Quiñones issued a statement about the systemwide Cozen O’Connor Title IX and Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation assessment released on Monday, July 17. It includes an executive summary report about the system and a separate report concerning California State University, Monterey Bay.

July 17, 2023

Provost Katherine Kantardjieff to retire

Provost Katherine Kantardjieff will be retiring at the end of the academic year after more than 34 years of service to the California State University system.

April 10, 2023

Spring Celebrations Continue in April

Welcome back from spring break! I enjoyed some time off with my family in Puerto Rico and New York but missed my Otter community.

April 3, 2023

Celebrating the diversity of our campus and community members

As spring begins, we continue to celebrate the diversity of our campus and community members.

March 23, 2023