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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...

Tuition increase still not enough for CSU budget needs

Tuition increase still not enough for CSU budget needs

Valerie Osier and Chrystina Schwartz, Staff Writers

April 4, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Showcase

The California State University Board of Trustees voted on March 22 to increase tuition by 5 percent, but the tuition increase won’t entirely fix the support budget shortfall; the CSU still needs over $90 mi...

Student faces ongoing investigation after issuing complaint against CSULB administration

Student faces ongoing investigation after issuing complaint against CSULB administration

March 23, 2017

A former Student Life and Development coordinator is being investigated through the University Police Department on grounds of harassment against Vice President for Student Affairs Carmen Taylor, after se...

Tuition increase approved by board of trustees

Tuition increase approved by board of trustees

March 22, 2017

California State University Board of Trustees voted 11-8 for a $270 annual tuition increase which will take effect this fall. Students shouted their protests both inside and outside the doors of Chance...

CSU Chancellor Timothy White targeted by David Horowitz Freedom Center

CSU Chancellor Timothy White targeted by David Horowitz Freedom Center

Connie Ojeda, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

Filed under CSU, News

A series of anti-immigration posters were distributed to the California State Universities via email Tuesday morning, calling for the prosecution of CSU Chancellor Timothy White for supporting sanctuary ...