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Hutchinson’s promises as Chico State President

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson gives a speech during her inauguration. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco

Nicole Henson

March 4, 2017

The future of Chico State looks prosperous under Gayle Hutchinson's presidency as she addresses issues on campus such as the party culture, reinventing the health center and possibly building an open-late eatery on campus.Here is a review of the new President’s accomplishments and upcoming goals and...

Chico State recognized as a Hispanic serving institute

One of several initiatives to diversify Chico State includes increasing Hispanic enrollment. The university can now apply for specific grants as an HSI. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Katia Berg

September 16, 2016

On Monday, Sept. 20, The California State University system introduced Chico State as a Hispanic Serving Institute and the university can now qualify for a number of programs and grants. The federal program is designed to help first-generation, low-income Hispanic students. Although the university...

Chancellor White: Chico State budget concerns ‘not my zip code’

Tim White, chancellor of the CSU system, visited Chico State on May 4. Photo credit: Aurora Evans

Eric Mcguire

May 9, 2016

“The decision of how you spend Chico State budget is one that is involved in this zip code, not my zip code, thank you,” said CSU chancellor Timothy P. White. White spoke at a Chico State forum in the BMU on May 4. It was just one stop on a 23-campus tour for the purpose of unveiling a new six...

Zingg says goodbye to Chico State at retirement party

Chico State President Paul Zingg giving a few words at his retirement party Photo credit: George Johnston

Michelle Zhu

May 7, 2016

Rain postponed the event, but it did not stop the campus community from giving Chico State President Paul Zingg a proper, and enthusiastic, farewell for his 13 years of support and leadership. Faculty, staff, students and community members joined in wishing Zingg the best in his retirement after the...

Q&A: President Zingg’s love of sports

Chico State President Paul Zingg talks during an interview. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Kenta Mcafee

April 22, 2016

The Orion: How do you feel about our sports teams this year? Zingg: I really enjoyed the men's basketball team's chemistry this year. They didn't win it all but everyone on that team contributed, and they understand that concept. Men's golf right now is as good as it gets, and our decathlon team i...

New president gains support from community

Gayle Hutchinson met and greeted Chico State faculty and students on March 30. Photo credit: George Johnston

Michelle Zhu

April 4, 2016

After the search committee appointed Gayle Hutchinson to succeed President Paul Zingg, the community expressed optimism for Chico State's first female president, who happens to be a familiar face. President-select Hutchinson is a former professor of the kinesiology department at Chico State from 1990 to 2007....

Kinesiology department talks about Chico State’s new president

Former chair of Kinesiology, Dr. Gayle Hutchinson, will be returning to Chico State as president. (Photo courtesy of Chico State)

March 9, 2016

Chico State has a new president. Dr. Gayle E. Hutchinson was announced as president of Chico State earlier this morning at the CSU Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach. President-select Hutchinson taught as a professor at Chico State from 1990-2007 and served as chair of the department of Kinesiology...

Students caught in the crossfire of CSU strike

Philosophy professor and three-year CFA member Susanna Boxall is involved with the strike. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Eric Mcguire

March 7, 2016

There aren’t many cars on the road at 2 a.m. when Marilyn Sanders goes to work at In Motion Fitness. Around 8 a.m. she’ll be in class, and afterward she sets up in the library, poring over class readings and assignments. Between her job and the course load of her six classes as a senior majoring...

New president goes public next week

The new president of Chico State will be revealed next week. (Illustration by Orion Staff).

Gabriel Sandoval

March 4, 2016

Correction: An earlier version of this story indicated Laurie Weidner is the CSU Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs. Weidner is the CSU Assistant Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs. The title has been corrected. Only time will tell who the next president of Chico State will be, because nothing else wil...

New Chico State president to be selected within two weeks

In an email sent to factually and staff, Paul zingg has said a new Chico State president could be selected in the next two weeks Photo credit: Malik Payton

George Johnston

February 27, 2016

A new president of Chico State will be selected within two weeks. In an email sent to faculty and staff about selecting a new interim provost, Chico State president Paul Zingg stated, "In particular, I will make this appointment upon consultation with, and the concurrence of, our new president-designate,...

Classes still happening if California Faculty Association strike occurs

In an email sent to students, Paul Zingg stated the Chico State will remain open if the CFA strike happens Photo credit: Michelle Zhu

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 26, 2016

All California State University campuses will remain open if the CFA strike happens in April. The potential strike will not affect students' abilities to finish classes or graduate on time. In an email sent to students, Chico State president Paul Zingg stated, "I again emphasize that in the eve...

Multi-year diversity plan works, for the most part

Part of the school's plan is to have the number of black undergraduates reflect California's demographics. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Gabriel Sandoval

February 15, 2016

Chico State's Diversity Action Plan is working, but is also a work-in-progress. Benchmarking the successes and chalking up the failures, administrators said the plan has given them a better sense of how to craft a more effective plan for 2017. The plan was released in January 2011 and served a...

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