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Chico State hires new vice president

Chico State hires new vice president

David Mcvicker

September 15, 2014


Filed under Administration, News

Chico State introduced a new vice president for university advancement. Peter Smits, vice president emeritus at Fresno State, accepted the position as the new interim vice president. Smits will replace current Vice President Rick Ellison who accepted a position in university advancement at ...

Provost Wei resigns, cites health issues

Provost Wei resigns, cites health issues

David Mcvicker

September 12, 2014


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  Belle Wei, Chico State provost and vice president of academic affairs, has resigned. Wei cited health issues and a need to spend more time with her family as reasons she decided to leave her position, wrote Chico President Paul Zingg in an email. Wei started working as the provost in Au...

A.S. dining says ‘too much waste’

Michael Fritz

September 7, 2014


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Routine semester audits of waste bins found throughout the dining facilities at Chico State show that the campus generates more than 140,000 pounds of compostable waste per school year. Eli Goodsell, the Associated Students sustainability coordinator, said that the system as a whole adopted a goal ...

CSU faculty working without contracts

CSU faculty working without contracts

David Mcvicker

September 5, 2014


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California State University faculty have been working without a new union contract for nearly 100 days. The Chico State chapter of the California Faculty Association met Friday with a representative of their statewide bargaining team to discuss the status of the contract. Currently, faculty are s...

‘Yes Means Yes’ bill defines consent

‘Yes Means Yes’ bill defines consent

Madison Holmes

September 4, 2014


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The slogan "No Means No" and the concept behind it regarding sexual assault is changing to "Yes Means Yes." California state lawmakers passed the Affirmative Consent Standard that would define when consent is given when investigating sexual assaults on college campuses. Sexual assault victim...

Zingg announces $14M for training

Zingg announces $14M for training

David Mcvicker

August 22, 2014


Filed under Administration, News

Along with a warm welcome to students and faculty returning to Chico State, President Paul Zingg offered another bright bit of news to members of the campus community during his fall convocation. In his fall convocation address, Zingg briefly reiterated commitments made in his July presidential...

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