The decision comes after CSU delayed a vote to add a quantitative reasoning course — in addition to 3 years of math — as an admission requirement.
An independent group will be commissioned to study CSU's proposal to require a fourth year of high school math in freshman admissions.
CSU still plans to require four years of high school math for freshman admissions, effective in 2027, but will delay formal vote to 2022.
CSU expected to hear much criticism before trustees vote in November. Critics say the proposal will curtail college access.