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Tuition increase for Chico State

Tuition increase for Chico State

George Johnston

March 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

Chico State will now be more expensive to attend, after the California State University Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition by 5 percent March 22. To be exact, this tuition increase will cost undergrads $270 and graduate students $438 more to continue their education. The vote itself came...

Students and university face tuition increase and budget problems

Students and university face tuition increase and budget problems

Molly Sullivan

March 22, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, News, Showcase

Student wallets will be $270 lighter next year. The CSU Board of Trustees voted to approve a 5 percent tuition increase for 23 campuses at its March 22 meeting in Long Beach, Calif. Despite opposition from CSU students, the Board of Trustees is considering the proposal because of a $167.7 million shortfall in the budget for 2017-2018. The last time tuition was increased was in 2012 and the proposal i...

Chico State places sixth in group CME competition

Chico State places sixth in group CME competition

Carly Campbell

March 20, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

During the International Trading Challenge in Chicago, Chico State's Investors Club got sixth place March 10. Teams from 35 different countries competed in a four week challenge with 2,300 participants.Winning teams were rewarded with cash prizes and special Chicago Mercantile Exchange events."CQG is p...

Possible $270 tuition increase

Possible $270 tuition increase

Daniel Wright

March 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The CSU Board of Trustees will hold a vote on a potential tuition increase for the CSU system March 20 and 21. The proposed 5 percent increase for undergraduates, is in response to the current $167.7 million shortfall in the CSU system budget. An increase in tuition is estimated to raise $77.5 million f...

Chico State predicts 4,900 incoming freshmen

Chico State predicts 4,900 incoming freshmen

Daniel Wright

March 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State is projecting their anticipated new student’s population for fall 2017. According to the numbers put out at the previous University Budget meeting, Chico State, using numbers from previous years estimates that in fall 2017 there will be 17,371 total students, with 16,778 of those studen...

Mental Health First-Aid at Chico State

Mental Health First-Aid at Chico State

Jacqueline Morales

March 17, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center offers Mental Health First-Aid Certification at Chico State.The training will be April 4th and 12th, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., in Colusa Hall 100B. Both dates must be attended in order to receive national certification. Students, staff and faculty will be a...

Nearly half of Chico State Faculty is part-time with 40% not tenure track

Nearly half of Chico State Faculty is part-time with 40% not tenure track

Nicholas Feeley

March 16, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

Chico State has 996 instructional faculty members. Almost half are part-time.Tenure status for a professor means they have a guaranteed job for as long as their contract is in effect. Tenure concentration, the percentage of faculty who have tenure at Chico State, is down over 14 percent from the CSU chancellor's goal. The goal i...

Former Chico State student sentenced for DUI crash

Former Chico State student sentenced for DUI crash

Jafet Serrato

March 16, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

An alumni of Chico State was sentenced to jail March 15 for the death of another student, Nikolas Klein. Juan Campos, 23, who now resides in Santa Rosa, plead guilty to all charges and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, according to a Butte County District attorney. Campos had a blood alcohol level...

Geography professor dies at 93

Geography professor dies at 93

Kayla Fitzgerald

March 16, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Retired Chico State professor from the geography and planning department died at 93 Feb. 27. Emeritus Louis James Mihalyi worked as a professor for 22 years. He was born to a Hungarian family in in the Slovak part of Czechoslovakia. Mihalyi was labeled a "troublemaker" while working in Canada after ...

College of Business professor dies, Chico State lowers flag in his honor

College of Business professor dies, Chico State lowers flag in his honor

George Johnston

March 16, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

David Heinze, a retired College of Business professor, died on March 3 at the age of 75. Heinze taught at Chico State for 30 years, retiring in July 2001. He kept teaching during the next three years though the Faculty Early Retirement Program, which allowed him to teach one semester per year. While tea...

Tuition increase would fund $75 million Graduation Initiative

Tuition increase would fund $75 million Graduation Initiative

Daniel Wright

March 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Currently, the 2025 graduation initiative is unfunded in the CSU system's budget, but a proposed 5 percent tuition increase system-wide would fully fund the $75 million program. This initiative is a program created to increase the graduation rates for first year and transfer students. It aims to close...

SFAC funding is suspended for spring 2017

SFAC funding is suspended for spring 2017

Karen Limones

March 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

A special Bell Memorial Union Committee meeting passed the motion by a 4:3 vote to suspend financing for the Sustainability Funding Allocation Committee for the remaining spring 2017 semester.Due to problems with the understanding of policies, codes and procedures, the SFAC wants to refresh these codes to ...

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