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Joe Crotts retires after 44 years at Meriam Library

Jed Wyrick (left) gives Joe Crotts(right) a certificate of recognition. Crotts retired yesterday after serving on the senate since 1981.

Josh Cozine

February 3, 2018

Librarian Joe Crotts retired after a long career at Chico State Wednesday.Crotts retired during his 44th year at the Meriam Library. His wife Brenda also recently retired from her job as a librarian at the Butte County Library.Asked Friday how they like retirement so far, Crott said they have alread...

Retiring campus leaders to be recognized on campus

Stewart retires as Medical Chief of Staff this semester. Courtesy of the Student Health Center/ Jason Halley.

Natalie Hanson

December 8, 2017

Ceremony will be held in recognition of two campus leaders, Deborah Stewart and Charles “CC” Carter, Friday.Stewart will retire from her position as Medical Chief of Staff at the Student Health Center. Carter, founder of the Cross Cultural Leadership Center, retires by Dec. 31. The retirement receptio...

Chico State president bids farewell

Students, faculty, community members and friends were able to celebrate President Zingg's retirement on May 6. Photo credit: George Johnston

Kayla Fitzgerald

May 8, 2016

After many accomplishments and 13 years of service, Chico State president Paul Zingg is bidding farewell. On May 6, the community and university organized a retirement party on campus for Zingg. Students, faculty, community members and friends gathered to honor Zingg at his baseball-themed party....

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...

President Zingg’s transition, city spending addressed at fall convocation

Photo courtesy of Chico State

Cheyanne Burens

August 21, 2015

Hundreds of students, staff and faculty members gathered last night in the Harlen Adams Theatre for the 2015 Fall Convocation. This year's convocation proved to be memorable as President Zingg made the unexpected announcement that he will be retiring at the end of the academic year. "Recently I h...

President Zingg announces retirement

President Paul Zingg announces his retirement during his speech at the 2015 Fall Convocation. Photo credit: Stephanie Schmieding

Stephanie Schmieding

August 20, 2015

Paul Zingg, the president of Chico State, unexpectedly announced his plan to retire during his speech at the 2015 Fall Convocation. Zingg discussed several aspects of the upcoming school year at the convocation on Thursday afternoon, including his plans to retire at the end of the 2015-2016 academic...

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