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Newly selected president discusses role at Chico State

Gayle E. Hutchinson was named the new president of Chico State (Photo courtesy of Chico State).

Elizabeth Castillo, Eric Couderc Mcguire, and George Johnston

March 14, 2016

After a secretive selection process, Dr. Gayle E. Hutchinson was named the new president of Chico State on March 9. Although she is joining the university after a vote of no confidence and amidst a potential faculty strike, Hutchinson is optimistic about her new role. She spoke to The Orion in a phone interview on the day of her appointment. Hutchinson discuss...

Board of Trustees announces new Chico State president

Dr. Gayle E. Hutchinson, is the first female president of Chico State. (Photo courtesy of Chico State).

George Johnston and Eric Mcguire

March 9, 2016

Gayle E. Hutchinson was announced as the new President of Chico State at a California State University Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach, California.Doctor Hutchinson is coming to Chico State from Cal State Channel Islands. She is a former dean of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Chico Sta...

Faculty union elects new president

Charles Turner, new Chico State faculty union president

Mozes Zarate

January 21, 2014

Chico State’s faculty are under new local leadership as bargaining between the union and California State University continues. Political science department chair Charles Turner was sworn into office as the president of the Chico State chapter of the California Faculty Association at the begi...

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