Dr. Ellen Neufeldt
Welcome to Cal State San Marcos! For nearly 30 years, we have been dedicated to serving our students and our region. I have discovered here a welcoming community of students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends who exemplify the values of inclusive excellence, lifelong learning and community engagement. Every day we work to create an academic environment that empowers students to pursue their ideas and passions, while also enriching and reflecting our region and beyond.
Cal State San Marcos is brimming with possibilities! I invite you to learn more about our campus on these pages and to be a part of our remarkable university.
Ellen Neufeldt, Ed.D.
Dr. Ellen J. Neufeldt began her tenure as California State University San Marcos’ fourth president on July 1, 2019.
Dr. Neufeldt’s career has centered on student success and student social mobility, and she is firmly committed to ensuring that any student who dreams of earning a college degree has that opportunity.
In her role as president, Dr. Neufeldt is focused on engaging, interacting, listening and building relationships with students as well as faculty, staff, alumni and community constituents.