Tag Archives: fee increase

Letter from the president: Student fee increase discussion delayed

A letter from Fresno State President Joseph Castro to the editor: As you may have heard, there is discussion about a possible future IRA (Instructionally Related Activites) student fee increase dedicated to improving student success and a possible fee increase ...

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Learning Center speculates on fee raise proposal

The Learning Center offers an array of academic support services to Fresno State students, but are students fully utilizing these programs? “I think there’s always more that students can take advantage of,” director of the Learning Center Ivàn Pagàn said. ...

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ASI talks Student Health Center fee, Diversity Cup, veterans and Jesus statue

Associated Students, Inc. discussed veterans involvement with campus revitalization, the Student Health Center increasing its no-show fee, a possible Diversity Cup Award and postponed discussions on Jesus of Nazareth being added to the Peace Garden in Wednesday’s meeting Preliminary proposed ...

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Health Center urges students to accept proposed fee increase

While it seems like every month brings news of tuition or student loan interest rate increases, the Health Center has not had a substantial increase since 2005. As a result, the Health Center has suffered state budget cutbacks, had to cut its staff from 45 down to 35 and ultimately cut back on services offered to students.

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Budget cuts, student fee raises

Fresno State’s latest student fee increase will begin in the fall semester, and why the fee increase is necessary depends on who you ask. Just how much that increase is remains unknown.

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Fee increase for spring due today

A notice about the increase in the State University Fee passed Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2010, by the California State University Board of Trustees was sent to California State University, Fresno students with a reminder that the payment deadline is Thursday, Dec. 3, 2010, to enroll in spring 2011.

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Tuition fees to increase

The CSU Committee on Finance and the Board of Trustees will be meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday to approve tuition increases for the next two semesters; 5 percent for spring 2011 and another 10 percent by fall 2011.

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‘Vent at the Tent’ largely ignored

Newscast reporter Whitney Vasquez found many students were apathetic to the ‘Vent at the Tent’ open forum this week, despite the 32 percent fee increase this semester. [hana-flv-player video=”http://collegian.csufresno.edu/video/vent_vid.flv” width=”480″ height=”360″ description=”” player=”4″ autoload=”true” autoplay=”false” loop=”false” autorewind=”true” splashimage=”http://collegian.csufresno.edu/a/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/vent_320.png” /] Podcast: ...

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University community split on propositions

Fresno State President John D. Welty and the CSU Board of Trustees are among those that have chosen to endorse Propositions 1A through 1E for the May 19 statewide special election.

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Instructionally Related Activities fee overview

One year ago, Fresno State students voted on a fee referendum that would significantly hike Instructionally Related Activity (IRA) fees. Students answered with 65 percent rejecting the proposal.

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Where the money goes

The typical student now pays $62 every semester into one fund. This fee is listed among the other costs of getting an education under three simple letters — IRA.

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Students’ IRA fees climbed over last 10 years

In fewer than 10 years, total registration fees at Fresno State have more than doubled.

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CSU to consider fee increase

The California State University Board of Trustees will consider at their May 13 meeting an increase of student fees by 10 percent ($306 per year for undergraduates), which was included as part of the 2009-10 budget adopted by the legislature.

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Parking renovations could raise fees

A proposed parking structure on the west end of campus will increase parking permit fees, once the structure opens in 2012.

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‘It’s a difficult decision’

The 2007-2008 school year was a tumultuous one for University President John D. Welty.

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Closed fee meeting now open to students

Students will have another chance to speak their mind about the possible Instructionally Related Activities (IRA) fee increase today, from 4 – 5 p.m. in the University Student Union rooms 312 – 314

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Students question closed IRA fee meeting

During a time when normally only one or two students speak up, six stood up during the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) meeting this Thursday to air their concerns over the $70 Instructionally Related Activity (IRA) Fee increase, which could still happen despite 65 percent of students voting against it last week.

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Students need to turn out for this year’s general election

This week marks the 2008 student general election, which determines, among other issues, who will serve as ASI president and the ASI Senate. Also on the ballot this year is a referendum on the Instructionally Related Activity (IRA) fee, a proposal that would increase the fee from $10 to $80, with $50 of the proposed increase going toward intercollegiate athletics and the remaining $20 being allocated for the titular instructionally related activities.

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