On April 29, 1960, California State Senator Stanford Shaw introduced legislation for San Bernardino-Riverside State College .
In 1961 the Legislature appropriated the funds to purchase a site for the college.
In July of 1962 the Legislature took out a two year lease on the new building at 532 North Mountain View Ave. in San Bernardino for the San Bernardino-Riverside State College’s first Administration Building. Here they would plan our university!
The original planning staff was Dr. Kenneth Phillips, executive dean; Dr. Robert G. Fisk, dean of students; Dr. George McMichael, dean of instruction; President John M. Pfau; Dr. Gerald L. Scherba, chairman of the natural sciences division;and Leonard B. Farwell, business manager.