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CSU Trustees name UC San Francisco vice chancellor Joseph Castro as new Fresno State president

The California State University Board of Trustees has named Joseph Castro, vice chancellor of student academic affairs at UC San Francisco, as Fresno State’s next president. The announcement was made on Wednesday morning.

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Task force presents final budget report to Covino

The Academic Affairs Budget Advisory Task Force presented its final recommendations on closing a budget gap to the public at a meeting Wednesday morning.

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Professor brings atom smashing to campus

A Fresno State physics professor garnered a two-year, $620,000 grant for his work in atom smashing.

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Layoffs of 46 employees

In preparation of next year’s state budget, Fresno State’s president said the university will lay off 46 state, staff and management employees beginning July 1.

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Super seniors to submit plans

Though the Fresno State administration is striving to get students to graduate at a higher and faster rate, university officials said the emphasis on a quality education is not lost.

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Classes ditch students this fall

Beset by a multi-billion dollar shortfall in the state budget, California lawmakers in July slashed nearly $3 billion from 110 community colleges, the 23 California State University campuses and the 10 UC campus systems. The CSU system was left to manage a $564 million budget deficit through a mix of furloughs, fee hikes, enrollment freezes, and the cancellation of courses.

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