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California Faculty Association, CSU negotiations moving forward

California Faculty Association, CSU negotiations moving forward

Despite Gov. Jerry Brown failing to meet the CSU system’s budget request for the 2014-15 academic year, the relationship between the California Faculty Association (CFA) and representatives of the CSU remains positive as labor negotiations progress. Brown announced on Jan. 9 a budget increase of $142.2 million for the CSUs, which is nearly 60 percent […]

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CSU budget proposed, less money given than requested

CSU budget proposed, less money given than requested

Governor Jerry Brown proposed an annual budget on Jan. 9 allocating the CSU system an additional $142 million in state funding for the 2014-15 academic year. The larger allocation is part of the governor’s four-year investment plan to increase state funding for public universities through 2016-17, according to Brown’s budget summary. The specific allocations of […]

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Next year support budget ignites heated debate, budget sent back to committee for further amendments

Next year support budget ignites heated debate, budget sent back to committee for further amendments

During the CSU Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting Tuesday a heated debate ensued regarding the allocation of funds for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Committee of Finance speaker Robert Turnage, assistant vice chancellor for the budget, presented a recommended support budget request for the 2014-2015 fiscal year to the board for the second time this semester. […]

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Gov. Brown appoints CSUN chair as new CSU board of trustees member

Gov. Jerry Brown announced that Steven Stepanek, CSUN’s Computer Science Department Chair, has been appointed to the CSU Board of Trustees (BOT) Friday. Stepanek, 62, has served as chair of the Computer Science Department for 14 years and has been a professor at CSUN since 1993. Stepanek also serves as the CSUN faculty president. During […]

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A.S. grants nearly $5,000 to university organizations

A.S. grants nearly $5,000 to university organizations

Associated Students (A.S.) allocated money to three different organizations during Monday’s meeting. They allocated $1,025 to Pi Kappa Phi for their “War of Roses” event. According to Pi Kappa Phi’s website, this event is a weeklong competition between all of the sororities on campus, with a winner crowned in the end. A.S. also allocated $545 […]

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Governor Brown signs new bills increasing student trustee votes on the BOT

Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed two bills that will allow CSU student trustees a greater voice in the decisions made regarding CSU campuses. The newest bill, Assembly Bill (AB) 447,  allows students to vote at every board of trustees (BOT) meeting. The bill was introduced by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara. The Senate Bill (SB) […]

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Chancellor Timothy White holds student press conference for student media on all 23 campuses

Chancellor Timothy White holds student press conference for student media on all 23 campuses

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White held a student press conference Sept. 27 at the Dumke Auditorium in Long Beach to discuss enrollment growth, student success programs, online concurrent enrollment safety and health. “I don’t think there is a single one-size-fits-all magic solution to any of these problems that we face. I think […]

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CSU board of trustees provide solutions to eliminate bottleneck courses

CSU board of trustees provide solutions to eliminate bottleneck courses

Efforts to eliminate “bottleneck” courses through technology were proposed for the 2014-2015 school year at the CSU board of trustees (BOT) meeting Tuesday afternoon. Ephriam P. Smith, executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer, introduced the Committee of Educational Policy, which would discuss the different initiatives to improve student success and timely graduation rates by […]

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CSU Health Insurance Education Project aims to teach students about healthcare reform, new California health insurance exchange

<<< CORRECTION: The Chair of the Department of Health Sciences is Dr. Anita Slechta, not Dr. Bethany Rainisch. Dr. Slechta was interviewed for the story, not Dr. Rainisch. Over the three years since congress passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010, changes in health care policy have made health insurance more accessible […]

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CSU Chancellor Timothy White chats with CSUN students, faculty

CSU Chancellor Timothy White chats with CSUN students, faculty

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy White visited CSUN on Monday for a town hall meeting and a subsequent campus tour that reflected a theme of candidness and sparked conversation among students and faculty. White’s visit to CSUN included a town hall meeting at Plaza del Sol Performance Hall in the University Student Union (USU), […]

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CSU Chancellor is coming to visit CSUN

CSU Chancellor is coming to visit CSUN

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy White is coming to host his first town hall meeting at CSUN on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. The meeting is open to all students, faculty and staff, as well as anyone else who wants to attend from within the community. All who attend will have the opportunity to ask […]

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Associated Students Vice President Talar Alexanian excited to begin double-duty as a senator and the first CSU student trustee from CSUN

Associated Students Vice President Talar Alexanian excited to begin double-duty as a senator and the first CSU student trustee from CSUN

Ever since high school, Talar Alexanian has been trying to make a difference in her community. “I tried to take whatever opportunities came my way and I loved every minute of it,” she said. “I enjoyed getting to know my high school campus and that’s why that’s the same spirit I brought with me when […]

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