The Orion

As Chico State delays building maintenance, backlog grows to $166 million

Molly Sullivan, Elizabeth Castillo and Gabriel Sandoval

May 17, 2017

Chico State is feeling its age. The second-oldest campus in the CSU system has put off $166 million worth of building repairs, according to a report by ISES Corporation, a facilities consultation company. In 2016, ISES evaluated 39 Chico State buildings and determined they were in below-average condition,...

Campus delays $150 million in repairs

Luis Caraballo, assistant vice president for Facilities Management and Services Photo credit: Yessenia Funes

Yessenia Funes

April 16, 2014

Chico State has been neglecting its old infrastructure. However, this maintenance requires serious cash. Total deferred maintenance on campus costs almost $150 million, according to a 2013 report by Andrew Boyd, former Facilities Management and Services design and construction manager. But what exa...

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...

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