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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

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Five candidates for California State University Chancellor 2

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

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East Bay second Cal State foundation to file questionable tax returns 6

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

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Free college tax bill would cost CA businesses 0

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

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Loophole Allows New Cal State Prez to Receive 20% Raise 3

MARCH 23, 2012 By JOHN HRABE A loophole in the California State University’s new executive compensation policy will allow new Cal State Northridge President Dianne Harrison to earn a 20 percent raise over her current salary as president of Cal

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Cal State’s Contempt for Public Disclosure 3

MARCH 22, 2012 By JOHN HRABE On Tuesday morning, I sent an email to three high-ranking officials at San Jose State University, requesting information about the executive compensation for former president Jon Whitmore and two key employees. By law, the

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San Jose State Foundation Filed Fraudulent Tax Returns 1

MARCH 21, 2012 By JOHN HRABE A California State University foundation has filed fraudulent tax returns for three consecutive years, potentially jeopardizing the organization’s tax-exempt status, with the potential of criminal penalties for several university personnel, a CalWatchDog.com investigation has

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Dem Legislators Urge Cal State to Disclose True Amount of Executive Compensation 4

MARCH 13, 2012 By JOHN HRABE In response to a CalWatchDog.com investigation series, two Democratic state legislators are calling on the California State University system “to come clean with a complete and detailed look at just how CSU executives are

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Cal State Lies About Receiving Transparency Award 3

MARCH 13, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Vox Veritas Vita — “Speak the truth as a way of life.” — Cal State University Motto From the Files of You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: A California government agency has lied about

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Legislators Flunk Cal State ‘Fuzzy Math’ 17

MARCH 12, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Senate Republican leader Bob Huff flunked Cal State University’s “fuzzy math” and is calling for “substantial changes at the institution.” His action followed CalWatchDog.com‘s investigation into the system’s false and misleading information about the total

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