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Equal work, not equal pay for CSU salaries

Equal work, not equal pay for CSU salaries

Jason Gallaher

May 5, 2013

Financial discrepancies persist as professors in different academic departments are not paid equally, even if they hold the same position, according to the Human Resources department of the California State University system. In the HR department’s most recent Faculty Recruitment and Retention Surve...

Tuition freeze could cap UC, CSU costs at 2011-2012 academic year’s price

Jason Gallaher

April 23, 2013

Students support the joint efforts of three California State Assembly members to freeze tuition throughout the UC and CSU systems. Assembly Bill 67, authored by Assembly members Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto), Rocky Chávez (R-Oceanside) and Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) would freeze tuition at the rate of ...

Proposed university would grant degrees without holding classes

Proposed university would grant degrees without holding classes

Melissa Simon

April 16, 2013

Assemblyman Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) proposed a new bill suggesting a fourth university system in California, which would be called the New University of California. The new system, as explained in AB 1306, would be an addition to the three systems already in place: University of California, California S...

CSUs exempt from ‘Athlete’s Bill of Rights’ to cover college costs for student athletes

Luis Rivas

April 2, 2013

A new California bill would allow university student athletes to get their tuition including their full cost of attendance paid in full and an additional yearly stipend from state universities that meet certain requirements in an effort to provide more aid and protection for student athletes. Senate Bill 1525, a...

Public colleges left out of Cal Grant funding proposal

Melissa Simon

April 2, 2013

A new bill has been introduced by Assembly members Beth Gaines and Mike Morrell that would return Cal Grant awards to the full amount before the 2012-13 budget cuts. Gaines, representative for the 6th District, co-authored AB 1085 with Morrell, representative for the 40th District, to combat the cuts to Cal Grant funding for students at priva...

Bill could allow students to graduate from UC or CSUs in three years, spend less

Shaleeka Powell

April 1, 2013

Two proposed assembly bills could allow students with interests in science, technology, math and engineering attend either a California State University or a University of California for a lower cost. Assemblyman Dan Logue created AB51 and AB181 with hopes to allow more students the opportunity to a...

Nursing program expands its enrollment

Nursing program expands its enrollment

Melanie Gaball

March 25, 2013

The Department of Nursing will be accepting more applicants into their highly competitive Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, along with building a new department office. The Nursing Department, which became independent from the Department of Health Sciences in 2011, has been working ...

Associated Students see small turnout for presidential debate

Associated Students see small turnout for presidential debate

Natalie Rivera

March 25, 2013

CLARIFICATION: The quote “Out of 36,000 students, we should have more people here today," was said by Sahar Maknouni, not Talar Alexanian as stated in the story. Associated Students held their first and only presidential debate Monday on Bayramian Lawn. Both presidential candidates, Bijan Na...

New assembly bill proposes removal of healthcare caps

New assembly bill proposes removal of healthcare caps

Megan Diskin

March 24, 2013

CLARIFICATION: The following quote has been changed to reflect the CSU wanting to provide access to education for students, not just healthcare. “Our main mission is to provide access to students. Whether or not you have health care or not, we want to provide higher education,” said Stephanie Th...

CSUN proves to be most diverse of CSU system

CSUN proves to be most diverse of CSU system

Lucy Guanuna

March 19, 2013

After breaking ground by founding the nation’s first Central American studies program and one of the first Chicana/o studies programs, CSUN continues to have one of the largest and most diverse selection of ethnic studies programs in the California State University system. CSUN boasts a number of major and ...

CSU Board of Trustees discuss online classes and student housing

CSU Board of Trustees discuss online classes and student housing

Jonathan R. Diaz

March 19, 2013

>>Updated with new information LONG BEACH- The CSU Board of Trustees approved Tuesday to issue revenue bonds for Northridge Student Housing Phase II as well as conducted an in-depth conversation about online classes with Gov. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. Phase II is an expansion ...

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...

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