Tag Archives: csu system

Academic student employees deserve better

By Sandip Roy As academic-student employees, we have been bargaining with the California State University system throughout the summer for a better contract for the last three years, in an attempt to end student poverty and homelessness. We are appalled ...

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New tool helps students assess mental health

The California State University system has a new tool which analyzes the mental well-being of students and provides solutions to encourage a positive outcome. The new CSU resource, the Red Folder, encourages CSU faculty and staff to assist students who ...

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Castro announces Zelezny as new provost

Dr. Lynnette Zelezny, currently Fresno State’s associate provost, will be the university’s new provost and vice president of academic affairs effective June 1, university President Joseph Castro announced Monday.

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ASI meeting raises legal questions

By Brianna Vaccari and Ricardo Cano

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CSU board postpones incentive fees

Three proposed graduation incentive fees that were scheduled to be voted on at Tuesday’s CSU Board of Trustees meeting were postponed indefinitely by board chair Bob Linscheid, effectively removing them from consideration for now.

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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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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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March on higher education, march on

In a few weeks California Law makers will be voting on the future of higher education and California. Currently the proposed budget cuts $1.4 billion from higher education, and is broken down to $500 million for the CSUs and UCs respectively and $400 billion for the community colleges. 

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Welty, students hash out issues

Students for Quality Education staged their first debate-style meeting with President Welty today.

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CSU system faces $50 million reduction

California State University, Fresno officials are awaiting the outcome of a May 19 meeting with the state Board of Trustees in order to finalize the 2009-10 school year budget.

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Budget cuts force cap on enrollment

In order to help the state close an $11 billion budget deficit, Fresno State will be accepting 500 fewer students in the fall, putting it in the same league as over-enrolled campuses in Fullerton, Northridge, Long Beach and San Diego.

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Cuts coming to campus

In response to state budget cuts, the California State University system is now facing a $31.3 million reduction in the 2008-2009 budget, $1.7 million of which will come from Fresno State.

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Fresno State faces $1.7 million budget cut

University President John D. Welty speaks with the Collegian about how the newly proposed cuts to the CSU system’s budget will affect Fresno State’s students, faculty, staff and services. [display_podcast]

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Retention rates above average

A new study conducted by the Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning (IRAP) found that the higher the grade point average during students’ first semester, the higher the odds to graduate from the institution.

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$312.9 million problem

A proposed $312.9 million budget cut to the California State University system could result in a 10 percent student fee increase for the fall 2008 semester.

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