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A.S. seeks student input on campus diversity

A.S. seeks student input on campus diversity

Molly Sullivan

April 28, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

In an effort to better understand the diversity of the student population, Associated Students has created a campus climate survey to assemble a database of student input. The survey asks students to draw on their experiences when deciding whether they agree or disagree with statements about diversity...

A.S. president, Deanna Jarquin, bids farewell

A.S. president, Deanna Jarquin, bids farewell

Molly Sullivan

April 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Deanna Jarquin’s term as Associated Students president is coming to a close. She represented the Chico State student body of over 17,000 students for the last year and is responsible for instigating a number of changes on campus. Looking back In her time as president, Jarquin is most proud...

Majority favor open selection of university presidents

Majority favor open selection of university presidents

Michelle Zhu

February 6, 2016


Filed under Administration, Community, News

The CSU Employees Union, on behalf of the entire CSU system, released a survey asking whether the president selection process should be open or closed. Chico State, along with four other campuses, are in the process of hiring new presidents. Prior to 2011, the selection of a new president for each CSU...

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 ...

President Zingg’s transition, city spending addressed at fall convocation

President Zingg’s transition, city spending addressed at fall convocation

Cheyanne Burens

August 21, 2015


Filed under News

Hundreds of students, staff and faculty members gathered last night in the Harlen Adams Theatre for the 2015 Fall Convocation. This year's convocation proved to be memorable as President Zingg made the unexpected announcement that he will be retiring at the end of the academic year. "Recently I h...

A.S. president plans new programs to leave her mark

A.S. president plans new programs to leave her mark

Kristina Martinez

May 12, 2015


Filed under News

As Taylor Herren's time as the Associated Students president comes to an end, it's Deanna Jarquin's time to step into the leadership role. Herren still plans to work in leadership, but out of A.S. Government affairs. Jarquin will take on Herren's role of advocating for students at the universit...

Incoming A.S. president lays out vision, priorities

Incoming A.S. president lays out vision, priorities

Kristina Martinez

April 22, 2015


Filed under Administration, News

Deanna Jarquin was named next year's Chico State Associated Students president on Thursday by a margin of 170 votes. Jarquin is a senior double majoring in psychology and women's studies. In the past, Jarquin has had experience interning at the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center and has worked at...

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