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ASI acquires extra $1.2 million to spend on student programs

Justine dela Rosa and Cynthia Mauleon, Staff Writers

May 21, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

Associated Students Inc. will have an extra $1.2 million to spend next school year, as a result of a $16 student fee increase and a 3.5 percent increase in student enrollment, ASI Executive Director Richard Haller said.   The 1.5 to 2 percent enrollment growth in recent years accounts for an increase of $109,022, according to ASI’s fee income projection. In a campus referendum last February, students voted to implement...

ASI executives’ sizeable salary increase raises questions

ASI executives’ sizeable salary increase raises questions

May 7, 2014

Two months ago, Cal State Long Beach students voted to approve a $16 Associated Students Inc. fee increase, and last week, the ASI Senate approved a 2014-15 consolidated operating budget that includes increasi...

ASI executives could see 33 percent salary increase in 2014-15

Justine dela Rosa, Assistant City Editor

May 5, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

Two months after students approved a $16 Associated Students Inc. fee increase, the ASI Senate approved a 2014-15 operating budget  Wednesday that would increase executive’s salaries by 33 percent, according to ASI Executive Director Richard Haller. Haller said the current elected executives, which include the ASI president, vice president and treasurer, earn $16,752 annually. Under the proposed part-time executive payroll...

Clark wins ASI treasurer run-off election

Clark wins ASI treasurer run-off election

April 13, 2014

Kalien Clark has been named the new Associated Students Inc. treasurer after winning last week’s runoff election with 55.27 percent of the vote, beating ASI Senator-at-Large Dominique Noble, who received...

13 SDL candidates win ASI election

13 SDL candidates win ASI election

April 6, 2014

Associated Students Inc. Chief of Staff Joseph Phillips will take over as ASI president in the fall after beating ASI Treasurer Agatha Gucyski by only 47 votes in this year’s student government elections. Phillips,...

Joe Phillips, Nayiri Baghdassarian win ASI executive positions

Justine dela Rosa, Staff Writer

March 27, 2014

Filed under ASI, News

Associated Students Inc. Chief of Staff Joe Phillips received 50.57 percent of votes cast in the ASI election, defeating ASI Treasurer Agatha Gucyski by 47 votes to win the presidency. Phillips, ASI Secretary for Systemwide Affairs Nayiri Baghdassarian and the additional 11 candidates who ran on the Students for Diverse Leadership ticket won their respective positions. Baghdassarian, who ran alongside Phillips, won 58.19...

ASI sees low voter turnout for this year’s election

ASI sees low voter turnout for this year’s election

March 25, 2014

Only 2,200 students have cast a vote in the 2014 Associated Students Inc. election­­ as of Tuesday — barely more than one-third of the number of students who voted in the spring 2013 election. Kim...