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CSU, UC students unify to fight for free education

CSU, UC students unify to fight for free education

Samantha Gullikson

November 15, 2016

Students from both the California State University and University of California systems have banded together to fight against growing tuition rates and to advocate for free education. A variety of student unions were formed among the systems to help unify students and academic student employees to wo...

Students protest student success fees at CSU Board of Trustees

Students protest student success fees at CSU Board of Trustees

Manny D. Araujo

November 13, 2014

  Chants from the Students for Quality Education (SQE) rang on the back walls of the conference room at the Cal State Office of the Chancellor for more than five hours on Thursday as officials discussed the school’s budgets and policies. The California State University (CSU) Board of Tr...

CSU Board of Trustees ratifies budget contract

Jonathan R. Diaz

November 12, 2014

Faculty at CSUN will receive an immediate raise following the decision of the California State University Board of Trustees to ratify the collective bargaining contract put before them. The decision came during the Board of Trustees’ meeting on Wednesday in which they heard statements on why the...

CSU Board of Trustees ratifies CFA budget contract

Manny D. Araujo

November 12, 2014

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees voted to ratify the budget contract Wednesday afternoon, which was put forward by the California Faculty Association (CFA). The new contract will go into effect immediately and will increase all faculty salaries by 1.6 percent. As well, the salaries...

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

Champaign Williams

November 6, 2013

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 ...

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

Champaign Williams

September 29, 2013

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 Willi...

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

Darko Debogovic

September 29, 2013

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 ...

CSU board of trustees provide solutions to eliminate bottleneck courses

CSU board of trustees provide solutions to eliminate bottleneck courses

Champaign Williams

September 25, 2013

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 wo...

Board of trustees express disappointment with Gov. Brown’s budget at first 2013 meeting

Board of trustees express disappointment with Gov. Brown’s budget at first 2013 meeting

Andrew Lopez

January 22, 2013

This article has been updated with additional information. In the first California State University board of trustees meeting of 2013 held Tuesday, trustees expressed mixed feelings over Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2013-2014 budget proposal, which restores some funding to the 23 campus system...

Board of trustees meeting agenda tables fee increases

Gabrielle Moreira

January 21, 2013

Three proposed fees, expected to speed up students’ paths to graduation, have been tabled indefinitely by the California State University board of trustees. They will now discuss Gov. Jerry Brown’s CSU investment budget proposal. The board will discuss their support budget request to the state...

CSU postpones vote on fee increases

CSU postpones vote on fee increases

Carly Gillis

November 13, 2012

  >> UPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION << CSU Board Chair Bob Linscheid announced Tuesday that three proposed tuition fees will be delayed until further notice. “After the testimony of a number of folks, including students, and the outcome of the election of Proposi...

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