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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...

Presidential search ends this semester

President Zingg is set to retire at the end of the spring semester. Photo courtesy of Chico State

February 1, 2016

Correction: An earlier version of this story indicated a new president was selected on March 31 and President Zingg retired on August 22. The dates have been corrected.   When President Paul Zingg announced his retirement plans last August, the septuagenarian had already occupied the highest o...

Zingg opens new Gus Magnolis bridge

Paul Zingg, president of Chico State, was the first person to test out the newly constructed Gus Magnolis bridge. Photo credit: George Johnston

George Johnston

November 16, 2015

  A crowd gathered early this morning as Paul Zingg, president of Chico State, gave the commencement of the reconstructed Gus Magnolis bridge. The new bridge was built after a tree fell and destroyed it last September. "It's great," Zingg said. "It's a 100 percent improvement over ...

President Zingg recovering after heart surgery

President Zingg recovering after heart surgery

Brittany Mcclintock

March 19, 2015

Chico State President Paul Zingg underwent heart bypass surgery on Sunday at Enloe Medical Center and is expected to make a full recovery following a period of recuperation, according to campus public affairs staff. Bypass surgery is performed to unblock arteries in the heart. Doctors use blood v...

President Paul Zingg’s raise is a nonissue

Illustration by Zachary Phillips

Matt Murphy

November 18, 2014

I've learned a number of things in my three and a half years in Chico. Some are basic nuggets of know-how; for example, always, no matter what, check your school email before you go to class. You never know when a golden "class is canceled" ticket will be waiting for you. Others are more serious, like...

Sell to preserve nature reserve

February 18, 2014

An unfortunate accident occurred last October at The Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve, a wildlife preserve spanning nearly 4,000 acres. Nearly a dozen people were injured when the deck they were standing on collapsed. All of the injured people have since been released from the hospital, but the...

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