Posts Tagged ‘California State University’

CSU, UC pressed to disinvest in fossil fuels

Friday, August 30th, 2013
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Raven Rutledge is a student at San Francisco State University. She has not summered as a Wall Street intern. She is not enrolled in SFSU’s MBA program. Yet, the environmental studies major played a lead role this summer in pressuring the San Francisco State Foundation -- which manages the u...

Gov. Brown actually has some good ideas on improving universities

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Jan. 16, 2013 By John Seiler I feel sorry for today's college kids, who run up tens of thousands of dollars of debt only to graduate into a slow jobs market. Gov. Jerry Brown actually is advancing some decent ideas to help the kids: "Brown hopes to use state purse strings to force down their expe...

Prop. 30: California deserves better

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Commentary Nov. 5, 2012 By Bey-Ling Sha, Ph.D. There comes a time in every parent’s life when she has to decide how much she is willing to sacrifice for the good of her children’s education. In our family, I have given up time, money, sleep and emotional tranquility to support the education ...

Attack of the student zombies

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Oct. 31, 2012 Katy Grimes: Beware the student zombies at CSU Sacramento and CSU Sonoma. The California Faculty Association is sponsoring a flash mob today at the colleges, "with staff and students in costume, dancing to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller,' with lyrics adapted to support Proposition 30."...

Tax hike won’t solve Cal State’s budget problems

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Oct. 8, 2012 By John Hrabe Congratulations or condolences? It’s hard to say which is more appropriate for Timothy P. White, the newly appointed Chancellor of the California State University system. White takes over the top job at the country’s largest and perhaps most beleaguered public unive...

Cal State’s Early Start Program sparks opposition

Monday, July 30th, 2012

July 31, 2012 By Ariel Carmona Jr. In recent years the California State University system has worked to jump-start many incoming freshmen through the controversial Early Start Program. But in the wake of the ESP, a number of educators across all CSU's 23 campuses have expressed concerns over the ...

Star-Studded Cal State fundraising galas net little profit

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
Star-Studded Cal State fundraising galas net little profit

July 17, 2012 By John Hrabe When Grammy-award winning funk legends Earth, Wind and Fire performed at Cal State Fullerton’s 2011 Front and Center fundraising event for the Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation, Honda Center attendees were promised a “winter entertainment extravaganza.”...

Five candidates for California State University Chancellor

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

May 31, 2012 By John Hrabe After fourteen years as head of the nation’s largest higher education system, Cal State University Chancellor Charles Reed is calling it quits. Reed’s tenure has been praised by the insular higher education community. He’s been one of the most vocal protectors of t...

East Bay second Cal State foundation to file questionable tax returns

Monday, May 21st, 2012

May 21, 2012 By John Hrabe With 427,000 students and 44,000 staff on 23 campuses, the California State University System is the nation’s largest higher education system. But from Los Angeles to San Francisco, Cal State is raising tuition, cutting enrollment and campaigning for a multibillion-doll...

Free college tax bill would cost CA businesses

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

May 2, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO -- Faced with a growing state deficit, instead of cutting the size of California's government programs, lawmakers have squeezed higher education. With dramatically higher tuition in just a few years, it's the the middle class which has suffered the most. Low...