The Sundial

Students outraged over CSU Board of Trustees approved a five percent tuition increase for the spring semester

Adria Brodie

November 10, 2010

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to approve a two-step tuition increase equaling 15 percent and adopted the 2011-12 budget requesting financial support from the governor and legislature in a boost of $379 million. Students will pay an additional $105 (5 pe...

Students protest tuition increase outside CSU Chancellor’s office

Adria Brodie

November 10, 2010

LONG BEACH, Calif. - Students protested outside the California State University (CSU) Office of the Chancellor in Long Beach Tuesday after they voiced their opposition for possible tuition and fee increases for the spring semester and the 2011-12 academic year. More than 20 students addressed the...

Students prepare to protest tuition increase at Chancellor’s office in Long Beach

Reanna Delgadillo

November 7, 2010

This week the Cal State University (CSU) system will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday in Long Beach at the Chancellor’s office to discuss and vote on the budget for the next academic year. The vote will also include an increase in tuition and enrollment. Michael Uhlenkamp, CSU director of Media Relations...

Enrollment, classes and services to open up for students

Reanna Delgadillo

November 1, 2010

With the recent budget signed by the governor of California, some CSU campuses are now able to open enrollment again to allow more students to apply. While CSUN is not reopening admissions, the money from government funds is now revealed after a three-month wait for the budget to be signed. “Northridge...

HelloWallet provides online financial guidance for faculty and staff

Rima Bek

October 10, 2010

The California State University (CSU) system launched a partnership with HelloWallet, a Washington, D.C.-based company, to provide online financial guidance for CSU faculty and staff. The complimentary benefit is available  now until Dec. 31. After December, the service is $4 per month. “It was sup...

CSU launches initiative to increase grad rates

Amber Green

February 21, 2010

California State University (CSU) has introduced a graduation initiative that will help increase graduation rates amongst the 23 campuses by eight percent by 2016. Erik Fallis, the media relation’s specialist for the CSU system said the CSU has taken the  step of setting targets for addressing...

CSSA begins search for new student trustee

Ashley Gordon

January 20, 2010

Miles Nevin, executive director of the California State Student Association (CSSA), made a presentation at this week’s Associated Students (A.S.) Senate meeting. One of his main objectives was to announce that the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees is currently looking for a student to fill the seat of student trustee. “We are looking for someone...

Fall semester tuition increase a burden for students

Pablo Belloso Chavez

August 26, 2009

Earlier this summer, California State University students received the news that tuition for this fall semester has increased roughly 30 percent due to millions of dollars in state of California budget shortages. Nearly $600 million was cut from state funding for the CSU system in the midst of a record...

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