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CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed retires amid budget crisis

August 29, 2012 News

Charles B. Reed led the CSU system through an era of cuts to the university’s state funding. In the past four years alone, Sacramento legislators have slashed more than $1 billion from the university system’s coffers, according to the CSU’s budget history publication. At the same time, enrollment in the CSU system has grown, adding ...

Mental health services fall short despite student fee increase

May 19, 2015 News 1 Comment

SF State currently has no psychiatrist on staff to write prescriptions for students despite yearly increases to the student health fee to increase mental health staff and services. SF State students lobbied the administration in 2012 to raise the mandatory student health fee to increase mental health services on campus over the next five years, which included ...

Christian club loses support and funding from CSU system

September 27, 2014 News 2 Comments

The California State University (CSU) system derecognized a campus Christian club and its statewide chapters at the start of the semester on the grounds of religious discrimination, denying them access to university funding, campus meeting space and tabling at campus events. The InterVarsity Christian Fellowship requires group leaders to identify as Christian and sign a ...

Study abroad programs now include Israel after nearly 10 years

November 27, 2012 2 Comments

After almost a decade of being suspended, the Office of International Programs has opened up the opportunity to study in Israel despite recent violence in the Gaza Strip. The current semester was the first time the program has allowed students to apply to the University of Haifa in Israel for study abroad. While no students from ...

CSU Board of Trustees delays proposed fee votes

November 14, 2012

The California State University Board of Trustees has shelved the controversial fee vote which was set to take place Nov. 14 in the wake of the passage of Proposition 30. California State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed and the CSU Board of Trustees had proposed a vote that would have added three new student fees ...

California State University names Timothy P. White as new chancellor

October 4, 2012 News 1 Comment

UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy P. White has been named the newest chancellor of the California State University System. Charles B. Reed officially announced his retirement earlier this year in May after 14 years of service. “I am humbled to have been chosen to lead the California State University system at such a transformative time,” White ...

It's time for SF State to come together as a community

September 2, 2012 Opinion

SF State can seem somewhat socially fractured at first glance. Every week, tens of thousands of students travel to campus from every corner of the Bay Area — and sometimes beyond — go to classes, then return home, leaving behind a school that struggles to define itself as a community. Some of us come from ...

Name of next SF State president to be announced by May 9

May 2, 2012 1 Comment

Alongside a number of students graduating this May, one face most familiar with the current campus population will also be ending his stay at SF State. The presidential search advisory committee announced recently the finalization of candidate reviews in the search for a successor to President Robert A. Corrigan when he retires from his position ...

CSU places temporary hold on grants for graduate students

April 17, 2012 News

With the first year of a two-year master’s degree in counseling almost under her belt, Arielle Smith is looking forward to a career as a college counselor. But since she discovered last week that the crucial grant that she expected to cover her tuition might not be available next year, attaining that goal has been ...

CFA meets at SF State Monday to vote on possible strike

April 16, 2012

The California Faculty Association gathered at SF State today as faculty members began voting on whether to strike, after contract negotiations with CSU administration broke down Friday. CFA representatives have accused the CSU Board of Trustees, and Chancellor Charles B. Reed in particular, of asking for numerous takeaways while offering nothing in return. “We’re trying ...

Public meeting addressing presidential search sees low student turnout

February 20, 2012

The first and only public meeting to discuss the selection of the next president of SF State took place today at 10 a.m. at the Seven Hills Conference Center. About 70 people–roughly 10 of which were students–attended the meeting, where the campus’s advisory committee outlined the presidential selection process and invited public comment on what ...

CSU budget cut by another $100 million

December 13, 2011 6 Comments

Gov. Jerry Brown announced that the California State University budget would be cut by an additional $100 million in a press conference earlier today. The new cut is a result of lower-than-projected California tax revenue than was projected when the state budget was passed in June, and comes on the heels of a pre-existing $650 ...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: California Faculty Association strikes at Cal State East Bay

November 18, 2011

A one-day strike took place at Cal State East Bay yesterday by the California Faculty Association members as the result of ongoing pay disputes with the California State University system. Tense negotiations have been occurring for two years as the CSU denied faculty members pay increases that were promised to them in the union’s contract. ...

UPDATED: CSU Board of Trustees approves nine percent tuition increase

November 16, 2011 News 3 Comments

This story has been updated to reflect University president Robert A. Corrigan’s response to the fee increase. The story was originally published Nov. 16. The California State University Board of Trustees voted today to approve an additional 9 percent tuition increase for all CSU campuses for the upcoming academic year. Tuition will be increased by ...

California Faculty Association to strike over contract dispute

November 8, 2011 1 Comment

Negotiations over the California Faculty Association’s current contract, which is still in effect from 2007, is still in heavy bargaining stages between the faculty union and the California State University system due to disputes regarding pay raises. The CFA made an announcement Monday that the Board of Directors decided to continue with a one-day strike ...

California Faculty Association announces strike

November 7, 2011 4 Comments

After tense contract negotiations regarding the denial of pay increases for the second time since 2009, the California Faculty Association announced today that it will continue with a proposed one-day strike Nov. 17. The CFA board of directors voted in favor of the strike by 93 percent. The one-day strike will take place on the ...

Faculty strike is justified, pay increases long overdue

October 11, 2011 Opinion

The California Faculty Association decided last Wednesday to move forward with plans to strike. A final decision will be given later this month. We support the association’s position. The CFA, which consists of 24,000 faculty members, wanted pay increases in the 2008-09 and 2009-10  school years, but Chancellor Charles B. Reed said they wouldn’t receive ...

Erwin Rodriguez (left) and Ernst Wullenweber (right) square off with their respective teams during a scrum at practice on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.

SF State Rugby Club fights for a field

September 23, 2014 Sports 1 Comment

They are SF State’s only Division-I representatives. In 2012, they enjoyed their first undefeated season. On Saturday, they finished fourth in the grueling Pac West Sevens Tournament at Sacramento State, bringing home the Shield award. They are the Gators Rugby Football Club, and to date, their toughest opponent is the school they represent. Over its ...

SF State Muslim community quells media driven stereotypes

May 1, 2013 News 11 Comments

Soon after the bombing of the Boston marathon, the world saw gruesome photos of the bombing victims with blast wounds, melted clothing and lost limbs. People wanted to know what happened and who was responsible. When SF State student and biology major, Yaman Ahmen, 24, and member of the Muslim Student Association at SF State ...

President Wong discusses goals for SF State

February 9, 2013 News 2 Comments

At the outset of his second semester as president of SF State, Leslie E. Wong sat down with Xpress Editor-in-chief Kale Williams. In the final installment of our three-part interview, Wong discusses promoting the Gator brand, the new leadership at the top of the CSU and his vision of the future for SF State. KW: I remember ...

Only public meeting on presidential search goes overlooked

February 23, 2012 1 Comment

The only opportunity for students, administration and faculty to directly express their opinions on SF State’s presidential selection with the CSU Board of Trustees was met with snide remarks, high expectations, unanswered questions and disproportionately low attendance. Only about 15 people spoke during public comment in a crowd of approximately 70, a majority of them ...

Students, faculty gather to picket chancellor's CSUEB visit

April 20, 2011 News

Students and faculty picketed outside the Student Services and Administration building at California State University East Bay April 18 as Chancellor Charles Reed met with its President Mohammad Qayoumi on the building’s fourth floor. Reed was on campus to meet with Qayoumi, who is slated to transition to his new role as president of San ...

Vice President Morishita to step down from SF State

April 20, 2011 1 Comment

In a time where much of the anger over academic woes has been directed toward administrators, Leroy Morishita has maintained an image of integrity. After a 29-year tenure, executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Morishita will be leaving his home at SF State to become the interim president of Cal State East Bay. Morishita, ...

Professors and students picket chancellor's visit

April 18, 2011 News

Students and faculty picketed at California State University East Bay Monday as CSU Chancellor Charles Reed met with school President Mohammad H. Qayoumi to discuss the president’s upcoming transfer to San Jose State University. The transition is slated to take place at the end of the academic year. “Today is sort of a symbolic representation ...