SAN FRANCISCO, CA, January 14, 2008 — California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) has signed an agreement with InsideTrack to introduce Success Coaching on campus, the company has announced.

Success Coaching will offer CSUMB freshmen an enhanced level of personal support and guidance as they begin their college careers.

“Success Coaching will play an especially important role at the university, which serves many first-generation college students,” says Paul Reddy, Vice President of Development at InsideTrack. “CSUMB is one of a growing number of public colleges and universities recognizing that proactively promoting student engagement and motivation is a critical component of student success.”

According to Dr. Sue Borrego, Vice President for Student Affairs, at CSUMB, “Our partnership with InsideTrack underscores the university’s commitment to student success. Success Coaching will help students set and achieve their goals in order to get the most out of their college experience.”

About InsideTrack
InsideTrack’s mission is to promote student engagement, persistence, retention and success. Since 2004, InsideTrack has coached 75,000 students nationally, enabling partner colleges to increase student retention, total enrollment, graduation rates and tuition revenue. To learn more about InsideTrack, visit

About California State University, Monterey Bay
Offering a variety of bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as teaching credentials, CSUMB educates and serves the diverse population of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties, as well as the rest of California. It emphasizes access to quality higher education for underserved and low-income populations. The university has earned national recognition for its work in helping students examine issues of justice, diversity and social responsibility through service learning. It offers individualized study, rich diversity, global perspectives, and sophisticated technologies. One of the few truly residential campuses in the CSU system, 65 percent of CSUMB students live on campus in affordable yet spacious residence halls and student apartments.