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Chico State informs community on HSI status

Chico State informs community on HSI status

Christine Zuniga

May 15, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a “Becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI)” information session on May 12. The presentation gave an update on Chico State’s HSI status and the opportunities it presents.An HSI is a federal designation that gives approved colleges or uni...

Federal agency surpasses third year of ongoing Butte College investigation

Federal agency surpasses third year of ongoing Butte College investigation

Gabriel Sandoval and Molly Sullivan

February 28, 2016


Filed under Community, News

OROVILLE, Calif. — Almost three and a half years ago, a Butte College student was allegedly raped by a football player off-campus, creating a snowball effect. In October 2012, the female student filed a report with the Chico Police Department, and then reported the incident to Butte College’s Title IX co...

Chico State loan default rate up

Chico State loan default rate up

Ernesto Rivera

September 26, 2014


Filed under News

Infographic by Ernesto Rivera.The Department of Education announced Wednesday that number of students defaulting on their student loans has declined to 13.7 percent, down from 14.7 in 2010. Chico State students are repaying their loans at a much higher rate than the national average and have a default rate of 7.6 percent.Although Chico State's default percentage is almost half the national average, there has b...

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