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Chico State CFA walked through Kendall Hall to deliver a petition to President Gayle Hutchinson on Nov. 8.

Chico State labor union delivers petition to Gayle Hutchinson

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // November 9, 2021

The California Faculty Association of Chico State walked through Kendall Hall on Monday to deliver a signed petition to President Gayle Hutchinson asking her to encourage the California State University...

Chancellor Joseph Castro shared a press conference with local media on Nov. 2.

Q&A: Chancellor discusses COVID-19 at Chico State, addresses enrollment decline and turns down tuition reimbursement

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // November 4, 2021

California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro shared a press conference with President Gayle Hutchinson for local media on Tuesday during his visit to the university. Castro is currently serving...

California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro in Colusa Hall on Nov. 2.

CSU Chancellor Castro: no to tuition increases, yes to salary negotiations and mental health resources

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // November 3, 2021

California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro joined President Gayle Hutchinson on Tuesday afternoon to host an open forum for the Chico State community. He was welcomed by students, faculty and...

Protestors listen to guest speakers and express concerns over the lack of CSU funding.

Students for Quality Education protest potential tuition increase

Alex Grant // April 5, 2018

Protest chants echoed against the state capitol building Wednesday as students from across California came together to ask state legislators to fully fund the CSU system. The protest was organized by...

From left to right: CFA field representative Jason Conwell, Professor Tim Sistrunk, and Counselor Mimi Bommersbach discuss the best way to hand out fliers to students. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Report sides with California Faculty Association in upcoming strike

George Johnston // March 28, 2016

A fact-finding report into the bargaining agreement between the California Faculty Association and California State University management became public Monday. It sided with the California Faculty Association...

Photo from the California Faculty Association website

CFA president answers questions about faculty strike

Michelle Zhu // February 12, 2016

The California Faculty Association held a media conference call with CFA President Jennifer Eagan on Feb. 12 to answer questions about the upcoming faculty strike. Student reporters and editors from...

California Faculty Association Chapter President Timothy Sistrunk leads a discussion in Kendall Hall on the potential faculty strike, as political science professor Michael Coyle and CFA field representative Jason Conwell look on. Photo credit: Gabriel Sandoval

Strikers further plans in Kendall Hall

Michelle Zhu // February 10, 2016

The California Faculty Association held an open meeting in Kendall Hall on Feb. 10 to answer questions and discuss the upcoming faculty strike with Chico State faculty and students. The CFA held the meeting...

Flyer found in Trinity Hall encouraging students and faculty to participate in the strike. Photo credit: Elizabeth Helmer

Strike set for April

Elizabeth Helmer // February 9, 2016

The California Faculty Association have announced they will strike in April if the California State University chancellor does not meet their demands. The strike dates have been set for April 13-15 and...

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

Presidential search ends this semester

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...

From left to right: CFA Field Representative Jason Conwell,  Professor Tim Sistrunk, and Counselor Mimi Bommersbach discuss the best way to hand out fliers to students.  About reaching out to students Sistrunk said, Specific student organizations are becoming active and trying to support their faculty, because they realize the connection between our faculty work life and students education life.

California Faculty Association wears red to symbolize potential strike

January 29, 2016

All around campus professors and other faculty are wearing red and handing out fliers to show support for their peers and bring awareness to students. The California Faculty Association is seeking student...

Chico State President Paul Zingg. Photo by  Trevor Ryan

Survey reveals faculty displeasure with Zingg

Jenice Tupolo // August 26, 2015

Last spring, President Zingg implemented a campus climate survey to address faculty, staff and administrative issues and concerns. The results concluded that more than half of faculty feels President...

Political science professor Michael Coyle speaks at a rally in support for faculty union contracts. The union contract was approved Nov. 12. Photo credit: Ernesto Rivera

Trustees, faculty union ratify contract

David Mcvicker // November 14, 2014

The California State University board of trustees voted unanimously Nov. 12 to approve the faculty union contract for the next three years. The contract, which was also approved by the California Faculty...

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