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State Legislative Analyst: Thumbs Down on Governor’s Plan to Freeze Tuition

February 13, 2014 | 8:30 am

State Legislative Analyst: Thumbs Down on Governor’s Plan to Freeze Tuition

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A new report says freezing tuition now will just shift the burden of new increases to the next recession.

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Trustees Delay Fee Hike Proposal

November 12, 2012 | 4:12 pm

Trustees Delay Fee Hike Proposal

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Update: California State University Trustees announced on Tuesday that they are postponing a plan to hike fees on selected students. The CSU chancellor released the following statement: California State University Trustees have postponed reviewing a plan to improve access and reduce time to degree. The proposal to modify the current undergraduate fee structure was part […]

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September 20, 2012 | 8:22 am

A.M. Splash: State Has Over 6 Million in Poverty; Poll Finds 51% in Favor of Calif. Tax Measure; Zuckerberg Fortune Falls to $9.4 Billion

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More than 6 million Californians now living in poverty (SJ Mercury News) More than 330,000 Californians fell below the poverty line in 2011, bringing the ranks of California’s poor to more than 6.1 million, according to statistics being released Thursday from the U.S. Census Bureau. The statewide poverty rate hit 16.6 percent in 2011, up […]

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Calif. State Universities Limit Enrollment for Spring

July 31, 2012 | 12:30 pm

Calif. State Universities Limit Enrollment for Spring

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Fees go up. Faculty get no raises. And now  the California State University system is turning away students. CSU’s will accept student applications at only 10 campuses for the spring 2012 semester, the system announced yesterday. Even those 10 campuses will limit new applications mostly to students who are transferring from California community colleges with […]

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Cal State Reaches Tentative Agreement with Faculty

July 31, 2012 | 10:13 am

Cal State Reaches Tentative Agreement with Faculty

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California State University has reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract with its faculty that largely preserves current contract terms and calls for no salary raises, the university and faculty union said Tuesday. “It’s a fair agreement in the context of hard times,” said Lillian Taiz, who heads the California […]

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Chart: The Cost of Tuition at UC, CSU Over the Years, Adjusted For Inflation

July 18, 2012 | 4:56 pm

Chart: The Cost of Tuition at UC, CSU Over the Years, Adjusted For Inflation

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How much has tuition for California’s public universities really increased over the last 20 years? Using data from the California State University Budget Office and University of California Budget Office, KQED has charted average tuition and campus fees for resident undergraduates, adjusted for inflation. The numbers show that students and/or their parents are paying three […]

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Does a College President Deserve $325,000 a Year?

July 18, 2012 | 4:34 pm

Does a College President Deserve $325,000 a Year?

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You can make big money as a campus president at the California State University. More than ever before. On Tuesday the California State University trustees approved salaries for three new campuses presidents that are 9 or 10 percent higher than their predecessors earned: $324,500 for Diane Harrison at CSU Northridge $324,500 for Leslie Wong at […]

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Cal State Sets High Salaries for New Presidents

July 17, 2012 | 1:10 pm

Cal State Sets High Salaries for New Presidents

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Pushing against the limits they set a few months ago, California State University trustees have given the maximum allowable salaries to two new campus presidents, and nearly the maximum for one more. Big salaries offered to presidents have drawn criticism at a time when the university system has cut back on course offerings and hiked […]

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November 30, 2011 | 9:43 am

CSU Cancelling Upcoming Meeting on Fears of Protest

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First the University of California regents, now the California State University trustees. The CSU Board of Trustees has just canceled a special meeting scheduled for December 5 over concerns about protesters and crowd control. The Board was set to consider updating its policy on presidential compensation. This from the press release: “We made this decision […]

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Photos, Video: Yesterday’s CSU Student Protests From Around the State

April 14, 2011 | 9:36 am

Photos, Video: Yesterday’s CSU Student Protests From Around the State

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Thousands of California State University students rallied around the state yesterday to protest cuts to higher education…. Tower Hall was shut down by students at SJSU Protest inside the SJSU admin bldg:

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