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President Conoley addresses budget deficit

President Conoley addresses budget deficit

April 8, 2018

An $11 million Cal State Long Beach budget deficit may result in an increased availability of online classes, a delay in new renovation projects and a “strategic chilling” of the number of tenure-track h...

New university initiative announced to academic senate

Lauren Martinez, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Today

The Academic Senate gathered Thursday for the first time in over a month to hear President Jane Close Conoley announce her new initiative “Beach 2030: Building our future on changing tides,” which is set to begin fall of 2018. The initiative aims to gather community input to plan for the future of the campus. The university plans to do this through conducting a series of workshops and by using an online platform calle...

Beachboard switches LB logo to CSULB

Beachboard switches LB logo to CSULB

March 12, 2018

Students logging onto Beachboard may have noticed a small change in the website’s interface last week. Academic technology services replaced the “LB” with “CSULB” logo in the top left corner of ...

CSULB is ranked 70th on Kiplinger top 100

Jessica Jacobs, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Today

While the average student may be bombarded with issues of crowded parking and rising tuition on a daily basis, there seems to be a silver lining in attending school at the Beach. Cal State Long Beach was ranked 70th nationally on Kiplinger’s Best Values in Public Colleges Feb. 21. The university’s place among the top 100 public colleges was based on objective measurements of academic quality and affordability. ...

Fate of Dreamers uncertain at CSULB

Fate of Dreamers uncertain at CSULB

February 20, 2018

President Conoley assures students that DACA recipients are supported.

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Letter to the Editor: Academic Senate and Commencement

Norbert Schürer

February 18, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Daily 49er Editorial Board, Thank you for your excellent coverage of the ongoing controversy regarding the changes to  our CSULB commencement ceremonies. As chair of the Academic Senate, I am writing to let you know something you probably already realize: As you felt “a lack of communication between the administration and student body” in this instance, we felt a parallel lack of communication between administr...

Letter to the Editor: President Jane Close Conoley Needs to Reinstate the Tradition that is Graduation

Jonathan Garza, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Life at Cal State Long Beach is pretty good; or at least it was until President Jane Close Conoley announced drastic changes to the commencement ceremonies. Among the changes are plans to move the ceremonies from the Quad to George Allen Field. Conoley told Academic Senate members that budget cuts caused these changes and the school would be saving $100,000. “We have to save money on something and we don’t want...

Governor Brown’s proposed final budget plan is not enough to fund Cal State system

Governor Brown’s proposed final budget plan is not enough to fund Cal State system

January 21, 2018

Just hours after California Governor Jerry Brown released his budget plan on Jan. 10, members of the Cal State system were quick to criticize. Brown’s plan offered to allocate $92.1 million toward the...