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Peter Victor Peterson was its first president. Student enrollment grew rapidly in this new, permanent location. McIntosh was named the college's second president in Enrollment surged from about 10, to more than 30,  and he rapidly expanded and revamped the curriculum.
Inthe California state legislature revamped the state college system.
It changed its name in to California State College, Long Beach, as part of these changes and began to be much more closely integrated into the California State College system. Six sculptors from abroad and two from the United States created many of the monumental sculptures present on the campus.
The California State University Board of Trustees elevated the school to university status inalong with 12 other state college campuses. The decision was made based on total enrollment, size of graduate programs, complexity and diversity of majors and number of doctorates held by faculty at each college.
Also inthe campus became the home of the largest library facility in the then campus CSU system: InPresident Robert Maxson initiated the privately funded President's Scholars Program, providing selected qualified California high school valedictorians and National Merit finalists and semi-finalists with a full four-year scholarship package, including tuition, a book stipend, and housing.
It has its own U. Postal ZIP Code Architecture[ edit ] The architecture of the campus is mostly of the International style designed primarily by architect Edward Killingsworth and is very minimalist, placing emphasis instead on the landscaping that surrounds it.
This naturalistic, park-like layout has earned the campus numerous design awards, as well as other awards from gardening societies. Recent construction maintains the characteristic glass-and-brick style.
The integration of landscaping and architecture is apparent at the school's theater complex, where a dense grove of ficus trees is planted in such a way that it forms a continuation of the pillar-supported canopy at the theater's entrance. The university's registration offices are located in the open courtyard of Brotman Hall, which is "roofed" by a similar jungle-like canopy.
The Psychology building is also notable for its soaring, airy courtyard planted with tall Eucalyptus trees. Campus landmarks[ edit ] The Walter Pyramidthe university's most prominent sporting complex and most recognizable landmark.
It was completed in It includes facilities for fitness programs and aerobics classes, courts for volleyball, basketball, badminton, rock climbing walls, an indoor track, a student lounge, and much more.
The Pyramid is a state-of-the-art sporting complex that can accommodate over 5, fans, including temporary seating and standing room. Two sections of interior stands are fitted with large hydraulic lifts that can lift the seating elements 45 degrees into the air, creating room for five volleyball courts or three basketball courts.
Its permanent collection contains primarily abstract expressionist paintings, works on paper, and an outdoor sculpture garden that began in Among its many picturesque attractions, the Garden features a large pond populated with koi.
Panoramic view of the campus's sports fields, prior to the construction of the SRWC. Puvungna[ edit ] The campus is believed to be the location of an ancient Tongva village and burial site known as Puvungnaand is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
CSULB has challenged this designation, claiming they were not consulted when the application was filed. Campus sustainability[ edit ] The university, in its push to support climate sustainability, installed solar panels on the Brotman Hall building and the Facilities Management canopy parking in The new garden boxes are part of a campus-wide effort to provide a natural, organic, and convenient garden right on campus for student and faculty use.
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