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Working for California: The Impact of the California State University Updated: January 10, 2005

Working for California: The Impact of the California State University Updated: January 10, 2005 Ted Egan, Ph. D. ICF Consulting

Introducing ICF Consulting ■ Based in Washington, formed in 1969 ■ Over 1, 000

Introducing ICF Consulting ■ Based in Washington, formed in 1969 ■ Over 1, 000 consultants around the world ■ Public and private sector focus ■ Economic Development Practice: § Economic and socio-economic impacts § Regional economic strategies involving universities § Institutional design: research institutes, technology commercialization, incubators and technology parks 2

Overview of the CSU’s Impact Prosperous Regional Economies and State Economy Competitive Knowledge-Based Industries

Overview of the CSU’s Impact Prosperous Regional Economies and State Economy Competitive Knowledge-Based Industries Operational and Alumni Spending Educated Professional Workforce Advanced Technology Quality of Life Strong Public University System 3

The Magnitude of CSU's Economic Impact on California and Its Regions Impact Calculation Considers:

The Magnitude of CSU's Economic Impact on California and Its Regions Impact Calculation Considers: ■ Operational, Capital, and Auxiliary Expenditures ■ Student Expenditures ■ Community Service Learning Contribution ■ Impact of CSU Alumni Earnings 4

Economic Impact vs. State Investment ■ CSU-related expenditures create over $13 billion annually in

Economic Impact vs. State Investment ■ CSU-related expenditures create over $13 billion annually in economic impact and support more than 207, 000 jobs in California § $4. 41 in spending is generated annually for every dollar the state invests in CSU ■ Higher alumni earnings raises the impact to $53 billion annually, supporting 527, 000 jobs in the state § CSU alumni and CSU expenditures generate more than $17 in spending for every dollar the state invests in CSU 5

CSU and California’s Workforce ■ Education for California’s Key Industries ■ Teacher Education and

CSU and California’s Workforce ■ Education for California’s Key Industries ■ Teacher Education and Other Service Occupations ■ California’s Changing Population 6

State Income is Highly Correlated With University Education Across the U. S. University educational

State Income is Highly Correlated With University Education Across the U. S. University educational attainment is highly correlated with the income of everyone in a state. More educated workers means more fast-growing, higher paying knowledgebased jobs, which means more growth and more benefit for the entire state. Source: US Census 7

CSU Programs Serve the Industries that Drive California’s Economy… California’s economic drivers are mainly

CSU Programs Serve the Industries that Drive California’s Economy… California’s economic drivers are mainly knowledge-based industries that thrive in the state because of the quality of its skilled workforce: § Electronics & Information Technology § Media & Cultural Industries § Agriculture, Food & Wine § Life Sciences § Tourism § Engineering Services § Apparel § Aerospace § Transportation Services 8

…And CSU Awards The Most Degrees in Fields These Industries Rely On Source: California

…And CSU Awards The Most Degrees in Fields These Industries Rely On Source: California Post-Secondary Education Commission 9

CSU is also the Largest Producer of California Graduates in Education and Other Service

CSU is also the Largest Producer of California Graduates in Education and Other Service Occupations Source: California Post-Secondary Education Commission *CIP Codes 10

California’s Population is Becoming More Diverse… Latinos, Asians, and other races are becoming an

California’s Population is Becoming More Diverse… Latinos, Asians, and other races are becoming an increasingly large share of California’s population. Source: US Census Immigration is continuing to fuel growth in the state, creating challenges to ensure access to educational opportunity is maintained. 11

…And CSU Continues to Ensure Access to Higher Education CSU Share of All Public

…And CSU Continues to Ensure Access to Higher Education CSU Share of All Public and Private University Bachelor Degree Recipients in California, by Ethnicity, 2001 -2002 Source: California Post-Secondary Education Commission 12

CSU and Innovation in California ■ Research investment is growing rapidly at CSU campuses,

CSU and Innovation in California ■ Research investment is growing rapidly at CSU campuses, now ranging from $8 million to over $100 million annually ■ CSU is playing a growing role in preparing and supporting “risk takers” and innovators in every region ■ Long a supporter of small business, CSU campuses are expanding their focus on entrepreneurship, technology transfer, and business incubation 13

Quality of Life and Community Contributions ■ Volunteerism: More than 185, 000 students performed

Quality of Life and Community Contributions ■ Volunteerism: More than 185, 000 students performed nearly 30 million hours of community service in 2002 ■ Arts: More than 1. 2 million Californians attend art, culture, and lecture events on CSU campuses every year ■ Recreation: CSU athletic events draw more than 1. 9 million spectators annually ■ Libraries and Media: CSU libraries, radio, and television stations provide vital information access to California’s communities 14

CSU IS Working For California ■ California reaps a four-fold benefit from every dollar

CSU IS Working For California ■ California reaps a four-fold benefit from every dollar the state invests in the CSU. ■ CSU sustains more than 200, 000 jobs in California. ■ A majority of the state’s Latino and African-American university graduates earned their degrees from CSU. ■ CSU ensures California’s future prosperity by ensuring its knowledge-based industries have the skilled employees they need. ■ Communities, governments, and industries find CSU to be a valuable partner and a critical asset for California. Investing in CSU is Investing in California 15