I am a semi-retired professor at California State University, East Bay. Our interim president recently had the “interim” removed from his title. Today I received an invitation to his investiture. If you live in California (or just want a good laugh), here’s your California tax dollars at work, coronation edition.
First, there is a heavy cardboard sheath:
Followed by a card telling us how to get to the event:
And then came the RSVP and “additional donation” (aka even more begging) card:
All of this was paid for out of the CSUEB budget. I searched in vain for the sentence “not printed or mailed at CSUEB expense.” No luck.
In case it’s not clear, I will not attend this event.