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CSU budget continues to suffer

by Staff

February 7, 2012

Discussion about the California State University budget continued last week during an informational teleconference held by CSU Public Affairs. With the recent victory of the salary cap for all new CSU presidents, it was time...

New tuition plan has great merit

by Brody Burns

February 5, 2012

The precarious financial situation of the California State University education system is well-documented. For the 427,000 students in the CSU system who are pursuing a higher education, whether undergraduate or postgraduate,...

Donations to CSU system sky-rocket

by Kevin Smead

February 2, 2012

During the 2010-2011 fiscal year, donations to the California State University system increased by a total of 30 percent. Last year, the CSU system received approximately $344 million in donations from donors and alumni. In the 2009...

CSU presidential salaries capped

by Tara Millspaugh

January 31, 2012

The Board of Trustees has officially placed a salary cap on newly hired presidents of all California State Universities. The new policy at hand states, “Compensation paid by state general funds for newly hired CSU presidents to be...

Focus on more cash flow, not CSU salaries

by Randy Wilde

January 31, 2012

When times are tough it’s easy to point to a distant individual or group of decision-makers — preferably mysterious and bureaucratic — as a deserving scapegoat. No one can dispute that times are tough in the realm of California e...

Bill proposed to cap CSU president salaries

by Anthony Mendiola

January 25, 2012

Legislation is pending at the state level in the wake of multiple controversies that ensued following the simultaneous announcements of tuition increases, budgetary cuts and an increase in executive salary for new San Diego State Presid...

CSU budget slashed again

by Alejandra Paz

January 17, 2012

On Dec. 13, Gov. Jerry Brown announced an additional $100 million for the 2011-2012 year to be cut from the California State University budget. State funding support was already reduced in May by $650 million. This $750 million seems to be a permanent cut according to the budget pro...