The California State University Board of Trustees will hold its March meeting at Fresno State on Tuesday (1-5 p.m.) and Wednesday (8:30 a.m. to Noon). The trustees normally meet at CSU headquarters in Long Beach and travel to one campus each year for a meeting.

The Board will meet in the Save Mart Center. The press room will open at Noon on Tuesday and at 8 a.m. on Wednesday. There will be a media check-in table in the northwest lobby.

The agenda is posted at Among the items are:

• 2004-05 budget update and discussion of long-term student fee policy (Tuesday, 3 p.m.).

• Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante, an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees, is expected to attend Tuesday’s session.

• State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell will be addressing the Board on the “State of Education in California” at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

• Report on CSU Teacher Preparation (Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.).

Also, the California Faculty Association will hold a press conference Wednesday at the conclusion of the Trustees’ meeting (approx. 12:15 p.m.) in the Media Interview Room.

Media parking will be on the north side of the center, adjacent to the building except for live trucks, which should use the Bulldog lot next to the Shehadey Tower. Please call Tom Uribes at 246-1717 to make live truck arrangements.

For information and to arrange interviews with Chancellor Charles B. Reed, CSU Trustees or CSU presidents, contact Shirley Armbruster at 593-1815.