Smaller budgets and increased numbers of students are forcing California State University campuses to take far-reaching cost-cutting measures that are saving millions of dollars on technology, energy and operations, officials said Wednesday.
Examples include $37 million in savings since 2011-12 from campuses sharing network equipment. About $2 million was saved using new technologies such as cloud computing and $9 million using electronic library materials.
Cal State is also collaborating on purchasing with K-12 school districts, community colleges and UC campuses.
In a presentation to the board of trustees meeting in Long Beach on Wednesday, officials said such moves...