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Tuition hike approved by CSU Board of Trustees

Anna Gonzalez
March 22, 2017
Filed under News

Amid protests Wednesday, the California State University system’s governing board voted 11-8 to raise tuition at its 23 campuses – the first raise in six years. Tuition will increase by $270 per year for in-state students beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, up from the current rate of $5,...

Court Documents – K. Mignon Hoffman v Board of Trustees of CSU

Avery Peterson
August 31, 2016
Filed under News

Complaint for Damages     Answer to First Amended Complaint   Case Management Statement   Notice of Time and Place of Trial   List of breaches provided by Jonathan Morales, University spokesperson ...

Incoming CSU chancellor requests 10 percent pay cut from Board of Trustees

Heather Ito
November 14, 2012
Filed under News

In a surprise move today, incoming CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White, requested that the CSU Board of Trustees reduce his state-funded salary by 10 percent. "Despite the passage of Proposition 30, there remain grave economic issues to solve in California and the California State University," White said...

CSU Board of Trustees delays proposed fee votes

CSU Board of Trustees delays proposed fee votes

Ellie Loarca
November 14, 2012
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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 n...

UPDATE: Cal State Board of Trustees approves 5 percent tuition increase if Prop. 30 fails

Caitlin Byrne
September 20, 2012
Filed under News

UPDATE Sept. 20: The California State University Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition increase and a $250 million cut to the CSU system yesterday if Proposition 30 fails. The board approved a tuition rollback of 9.1 percent if Proposition 30 passes at their meeting in Long Beach. The reso...

Tentative CFA contract awaits CSU board of trustees approval

Cristina Ramos
August 31, 2012
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Members of the California Faculty Association are currently voting on a tentative contract agreement with the California State University. The association agreed not to strike if the CSU Board of Trustees ratifies the contract at its meeting in September. In May, the CFA announced that 95 percent o...

New bill could increase student and faculty presence on Board of Trustees

Alvaro Alfaro
March 3, 2012
Filed under News

A new bill introduced by Senator Leland Yee, the California Faculty Association and California State University students could restructure the California State University Board of Trustees by increasing the number of students and faculty that serve on the board. Currently, only one faculty member and...

CSU Board of Trustees to hold open meeting on SF State presidential search

Krissa Stanton
February 7, 2012
Filed under News

The California State University Board of Trustees will begin searching this month for a new SF State president. The committee will hold an open meeting on Monday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seven Hills Conference Center on campus. This forum will be the only open meeting of the committee du...

UPDATED: CSU Board of Trustees approves nine percent tuition increase

Sara Donchey
November 16, 2011
Filed under News

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 ...

What would you tell the CSU Board of Trustees after they raised tuition?

Xpress Staff
August 29, 2011
Filed under Life

The California State University Board of Trustees voted to raise student tuition 22 percent, and SF State students were asked to share their thoughts on the matter. We asked what students would tell the CSU Board of Trustees if they could say anything about recent tuition hikes. "If I could say anything, I'd sa...

CSU Board of Trustees discuss looming budget cuts

Megan Taros
March 23, 2011
Filed under News

The California State University system's Board of Trustees met yesterday to discuss the best course of action in coping with a potential $1 billion cut to its budget for the 2011-12 academic year. In addition, $50 million in mandatory costs, mainly related to employee health care and energy, must b...

City College board passes amendment for undocumented students

IMG_6684: A protestor holds a sign supporting money for public education as City College faculty, students, and community members march around him on March 11, 2016 in San Francisco, Calif. (Audrey Garces/The Guardsman)

Audrey Garces
February 15, 2017
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The City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees unanimously approved a deal to support free tuition for residents, but some fear the agreement leaves undocumented students behind in a time when the city stands as a safe haven from Trump’s deportation policies. The meeting began with board ...

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