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As tuition skyrockets, administrators see pay raises

As tuition skyrockets, administrators see pay raises

Kimberly Morales

September 24, 2019

In one year, California State University system Chancellor Timothy P. White received a raise that brought his salary from $563,096 up to $619,640. In 2017, California State University approved its first tuition increase since 2011, aimed at increasing tuition revenue by $77.5 million. Tuition has...

Dear Board of Trustees, please stop approving raises for administrators

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Rayanne Painter

October 3, 2018

Only so much can be taken from us until we have nothing left. We are students, most of us with a full-time class load. Many of us have a job, maybe two or even three of them. We have families at home who might need our financial help or are unable to help us out when we are struggling. Rent takes...

Student leaders speak out against executive pay raises

Board of directors from all CSUs showed up at the CSSA plenary meeting, Sunday, to discuss the upcoming year. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Justin Jackson, Dan Christian, and Josh Cozine

September 24, 2018

Jared Geiser stood outside the BMU auditorium, speaking bluntly with the Chair of Community and Government Relations for CSU Northridge, Tracy Johnson. “I’ve got hungry students here to think about,” Geiser said. Geiser serves as Chico State’s Executive Vice President for the Associated Students. “I...

Students and university face tuition increase and budget problems

Chico State students protest the proposed tuition increase in front of Kendall Hall on Feb. 1. Photo credit: Carlos Islas

Molly Sullivan

March 22, 2017

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 mill...

Possible $270 tuition increase

Tuition Rates Photo credit: Daniel Wright

Daniel Wright

March 19, 2017

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...

CSU reviews budget before voting on tuition increase

CAUSE System Budget Process Photo credit: Daniel Wright

Daniel Wright

March 12, 2017

The CSU system is halfway through the budget process for the 2017-18 financial year. The Board of Trustees meeting is the next step, where the board will vote on the proposed tuition increase. The budget should be revised and implemented in June. Daniel Wright can be reached at [email protected] or @Danny_W_Chico on Twitter.  ...

Students protest possible tuition hike

Molly Sullivan

November 14, 2016

Students from 23 CSU campuses are protesting the proposed tuition hike at the Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach, California. The CSU Chancellor recently proposed raising tuition by 5 percent to partially make up for a shortfall in the budget. “Students should not have to worry about pa...

Trustees to disclose new president midweek

The new president of Chico State will be revealed Wednesday. (Illustration by Orion Staff).

Gabriel Sandoval

March 8, 2016

California State University trustees interviewed Chico State's final three presidential candidates on Monday, but will not name their selection until Wednesday. The CSU Board of Trustees questioned the finalists on Monday in a closed session at a Hilton hotel in Long Beach, wrapping up an almost five-...

New president goes public next week

The new president of Chico State will be revealed next week. (Illustration by Orion Staff).

Gabriel Sandoval

March 4, 2016

Correction: An earlier version of this story indicated Laurie Weidner is the CSU Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs. Weidner is the CSU Assistant Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs. The title has been corrected. Only time will tell who the next president of Chico State will be, because nothing else wil...

Presidential search ends this semester

President Zingg is set to retire at the end of the spring semester. Photo courtesy of Chico State

February 1, 2016

Correction: An earlier version of this story indicated a new president was selected on March 31 and President Zingg retired on August 22. The dates have been corrected.   When President Paul Zingg announced his retirement plans last August, the septuagenarian had already occupied the highest o...

Bullying a concern for university workers

Image courtesy of The California State University.

Yessenia Funes

March 26, 2014

Concerns of workplace bullying of California State University employees, including professors, were brought up at a Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach Tuesday. John Orr, a California State University Employee's Union representative of employees in clerical and administrative support services at Cal S...

CSU approves state budget request

Aubrey Crosby

November 6, 2013

The California State University Board of Trustees voted today to approve a budget request from state general funds.The $237.6 million request was approved by the board and has been sent to the Gov. Jerry Brown's office, according to a presentation from the Committee on Finance for the CSU system. The C...

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