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Negotiations for a new contract begin again for CSUEU after the CSU system strikes out

Negotiations for a new contract begin again for CSUEU after the CSU system strikes out

October 18, 2017

Beneath an unforgiving sun, a crowd of about 20 individuals sporting blue shirts and signs gathered in front of Brotman Hall on Wednesday to peacefully protest the pay grade structures and benefits for...

CSU executive administrators receive pay increase

Joel Vaughn, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Today

Cal State Board of Trustees created conflict among  students after their Sept. 19 meeting with the decision to raise executive administration pay within the Cal State University system. Michael Uhlenkamp, interim senior director of public affairs for Cal States, said that executive administrators, presidents and chancellors, received a pay raise of 2.5 percent.  Cal State San Marcos’ President received a 10 percent rai...

Title IX sees revisions in Washington, but potentially less so at CSULB

Title IX sees revisions in Washington, but potentially less so at CSULB

Lilly Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Filed under CSU, News

An era of strict policy came to a close last Friday when U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced changes regarding Title IX and the subsequent withdrawal of the 2011 Dear Colleague Letter on S...

CSU Board of Trustees extends bargaining with faculty

CSU Board of Trustees extends bargaining with faculty

September 26, 2017

The Cal State University Board of Trustees have extended a tentative bargaining agreement with the California Faculty Association to incrementally raise faculty pay over the next two years. Michael Uh...

Audit reveals CSU management hired, paid at higher rates

Lola Olvera, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

Filed under CSU, News

In the wake of a tuition increase and last year’s narrowly avoided faculty strike, the financial priorities of the 23 Cal State schools are being scrutinized after a state audit reported that the school system has been hiring and compensating management personnel at a higher rate than faculty and staff for the last nine years.    The audit was released on April 20 after state review of CSU campuses. Auditors visited six C...

Graduation Initiative 2025 pushes summer sessions

Mayra Bermudez, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2017

Filed under Campus, CSU, News

As a part of the Graduation Initiative 2025, the California State University system plans to raise the amount of students graduating within four years. One of the strategies to achieve this goal is to increase summer session enrollment. According to the CSU website, this would allow students to keep to their own personal timelines, ideally to graduate on a four-, five- or six-year track. “Summer sessions should be a part of every stu...

California State University Employee’s Union calls for change in employee contracts

Sol Mendez, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Showcase

With just nine weeks before contract renewal with California State University, the CSU Employee Union has recently began the bargaining process of their contract in order to secure and better the rights of employees covered by the union. The CSUEU represents approximately 16,000 employees across all 23 CSU campuses. According to the union’s website, the primary focus of the union is in protecting, maintaining and enhan...

CSU encourages a new alternative for saving students’ money on books

CSU encourages a new alternative for saving students’ money on books

James Chow, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Showcase

The California State University system has embraced open educational resources in its attempts to make course materials available digitally at a more affordable cost for students. CSU's recent collaborat...