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Months after a vote of no-confidence, faculty members are more hopeful for the future of administration. Photo credit: Kiana Alvarez

Letter: Employees sense ‘fear’ on campus

Gabriel Sandoval // April 28, 2016

After the Academic Senate approved a no-confidence resolution last December, faculty leaders said in a letter to Chancellor Timothy White that mismanagement by Chico State administrators had gotten so...

Mike Ward will serve as the new interim vice president and provost for Academic Affairs. Photo courtesy of Chico State

Chico State names new interim provost

Gabriel Sandoval // April 1, 2016

Mike Ward, former dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management, has been named the new interim vice president and provost for Academic Affairs, succeeding Susan Elrod...

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Gayle Hutchinson is one of us

Jeff Guzman // March 28, 2016

When it was announced last fall that the search for Chico State’s next president would be a confidential search, staff members became worried that the community would not be heavily involved.Well...

The survey discusses the background of previous presidential searches and wants feedback regarding current practices. Image courtesy of the CSUEU.

Majority favor open selection of university presidents

Michelle Zhu // February 6, 2016

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...

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Leave the party school reputation behind

Daisy Dardon // March 15, 2015

Many people know that Chico State was once considered the No. 1 party school in America in a ranking by Playboy magazine in 1986. What some may not realize is that students today are still trying to make...

Former Army Cpl. Stanford Smith, former Army Sgt. Hank Snow, retired Army Staff Sgt. Joey Turner and retired Master Chief Petty Officer Stan Haley. They are members of the Chico Veterans Honor Guard. Photo credit: Anna SobreviƱas

Chico State honors veteran community

Anna SobreviƱas // November 10, 2014

Students, staff, faculty and community veterans shared their military experience during the university's annual "Honoring Our Veterans" event Friday. The event was held on campus at Colusa Hall as an early...

Members of Chico States administration and student government attend Tuesdays City Council meeting to weigh in on the social host ordinance. Photo credit: Bill Hall

Chico adopts social host ordinance

Bill Hall // March 5, 2014

Chico has added another weapon to its arsenal in the battle to combat underage drinking with the adoption of a social host ordinance. Already active throughout many communities in the country, social...

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