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Faculty dissatisfaction leads to action plan

Faculty dissatisfaction leads to action plan

Elizabeth Castillo

October 20, 2015


Filed under Administration, Community, News

An action committee is enacting a plan that allows for better communication among faculty, staff, administration and students. The forum held earlier this semester addressed some major concerns including distrust of administration, disregard for faculty and staff input, and concerns regarding ...

Faculty voices frustrations with Zingg, administration at open forum

Cheyanne Burens

September 1, 2015


Filed under News

After years of unresolved complaints and unrest, more than 150 Chico State faculty and staff had the opportunity to vocalize their exasperation with President Paul Zingg and senior administration at an open forum Thursday in Colusa Hall. The forum followed the overwhelmingly negative outcome of the sp...

Long commutes don’t deter faculty

Long commutes don’t deter faculty

Christine Lee

May 6, 2014


Filed under News

Chico State English professor Geoffrey Baker spends about two hours and 40 minutes driving back home to Oakland every weekend, a commute that doesn’t affect his teaching. "I know it seems if we're commuting that distance, we're not working on the days that we're not here but I guarantee you we a...

Community celebrates ‘Cats basketball success

benjamin marquez

April 1, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Chico locals, students and faculty have shown their gratitude for the men's basketball team having the best season in Chico State history. Tray Robinson, director of university diversity programs, has been watching Chico State basketball since 1989, he said. Robinson has worked with this season's team on...

Faculty union elects new president

Faculty union elects new president

Mozes Zarate

January 21, 2014


Filed under News

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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