The Orion

State pushing for faster graduation rates

Chico State engineer students cannot contain their excitement to receive their diplomas at spring 2014 graduation ceremony. Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Bianca Quilantan

October 3, 2016

Super-seniors are in danger of extinction. The CSU system is focusing on how to impact students on track to graduate in four and a half years for first-years and in two and a half years for upper division transfer students, according to a memo from the CSU Chancellor’s office. The graduation initi...

CSU chancellor to visit Chico

Chancellor Timothy White will be visiting Chico State May 4. Photo source:

Elizabeth Helmer

May 3, 2016

California State University chancellor Timothy White is set to visit Chico State. Chancellor White is conducting a series of visits at all of the CSU campuses to check in with faculty and administration about implementing goals for the CSU as a whole. White is looking for feedback from Chico State...

Chancellor focuses on tuition in speech

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Elaine Knudsen

February 15, 2015

While tuition costs are not expected to increase next year, the California State University system is still struggling with funding and graduation rates. Chancellor Timothy White fielded questions about tuition, the CSU budget and graduation rates in an online conference Friday. “$100 million is sh...

CSU charity grants increase 36 percent

Sarah Langford, Chico State public affairs coordinator. Photo courtesy of Chico State

Christine Lee

November 9, 2014

The California State University system's amount of gift donations increased 36 percent this year, according to the chancellor's office.The amount of donations for all 23 CSU campuses totaled at $459.9 million by the end of the 2013-14 fiscal year. The CSU system's current endowment pool is worth $1 billion."Th...

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