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AB 67 approved in bipartisan committee

Assembly Bill 67 (AB 67), which was authored by Republican legislators of the California State Assembly, was passed with bi-partisan support in the Assembly’s Higher Education Committee. It is now been re-referred to the Assembly Committee on Appropriations. Assemblymembers Kristin ...

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Fresno State President John D. Welty announces retirement

With a tenure that began in August 1991, Welty is the longest serving president in the 102-year history of Fresno State. He has extended the university’s regional and global reach, cultivated unprecedented private financial support and promoted diversity, innovation, service, ...

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Jordan center planned for construction

The Jordan College of Agriculture Sciences and Technology received a $29.4 million gift three years ago from the Jordan family that, in the near future, will lead to a new research center on campus designed to enrich the learning experience ...

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California State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed to retire

California State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed announced today that he will retire as chancellor of the CSU following a 14-year tenure with the university system.

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16-unit cap on fall enrollment has students scrambling

Students are feeling the crunch after the CSU Chancellor’s Office announced in March that due to budget cuts, all 23 CSU’s would have to initiate a unit cap on fall enrollment.

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Faculty begin voting today to authorize strike

For the next two weeks faculty members from the 23 CSUs will vote on whether or not to authorize the California Faculty Association Board of Directors call to strike. If a strike is authorized, each CSU will have two designated days during which faculty will withhold from work.

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Private giving to CSU robust despite down economy

Alumni and friends of the California State University returned giving to a level near pre-recession records and far exceeding the prior year, according to the Philanthropic Annual Report prepared for the CSU Board of Trustees.

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Fresno State spring enrollment exceeds target for first time

For the first time in Fresno State history, the university surpassed its spring enrollment target on the first day of classes by 778 students with an unofficial headcount enrollment of 20,780, reports Bernie Vinovrski, associate vice president for enrollment.

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Occupy movement heats up on campus, worldwide

Nearly 200 students were present in the Fresno State Free Speech Area on Tuesday, Nov. 8 for the Rally to Defend Education, alongside the Occupy movement event that is taking place worldwide.

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President Welty speaks on new state budget

A news release from University Communications provided a video of Fresno State president John Welty and his comments regarding the new state budget and its impact on the CSU system and the university.   See the video here

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Budget increases funding to CSU

The 2010-2011 California state budget restores $199 million to the California State University and provides an additional $60.6 million for enrollment growth. The final budget will increase the system's General Fund support from $2.35 billion (2009-2010) to $2.62 billion, marking the first restoration of state funding to the CSU since 2007.

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Keep on marching, students

The March 4 rally at Fresno State and the office occupation in Joyal that followed are parts of what is emerging as a major student movement that is international in scope.

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Student workers’ privilege rescinded

One of the privileges the university hands out to volunteer student workers has recently been taken away due to unauthorized students claiming those privileges.

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Students ‘study-in’ to voice frustration

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