Articles Tagged With ‘California State University’

Cal Poly top spender in presidential home renovations

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has spent more money on presidential residence renovations than any other California State University campus in the past decade. Since 2004, Cal Poly has doled out $831,000 remodeling its top residence, and 99 percent of... (Continue reading)

CSU chancellor’s office spending criticized

Amid a hunger strike by about a dozen California State University students over rising tuition costs,  chancellor’s office administrators are accused of recklessly spending public funds to purchase expensive meals and car service rides. [CBS2] As students face another tuition... (Continue reading)

CSU president pay needs help

Trustees of the California State Universities have decided to stifle a new policy granting school presidents a 10 percent raise in the face of mounting public pressure. But they will seek to have the difference made up by contributions from... (Continue reading)

Trustees could make Cal Poly for the rich and out of staters

Cal Poly could become a campus for the children of wealthier families under the terms of an agenda item for the California State University Trustees meeting on Tuesday. Trustees are to discuss cost-cutting measures that include turning one or two of... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly faculty agrees to strike

California Faculty Association members voted to authorize a strike  following 22 months of unsuccessful negotiations. The strike vote by California State University professors, counselors and other staff was overwhelmingly approved by 95 percent of union members, with about 70 percent... (Continue reading)

CSU exploring two-tier tuition system

California State University officials are considering a two-tiered tuition system with privatized classes running about double the cost of state subsidized classes. [CaliforniaWatch] In 2010, officials began exploring whether they could offer more remediation classes and high-demand “bottleneck” classes through... (Continue reading)

CSU officials freeze spring enrollment

Amidst uncertain financing, California State University officials announced plans to freeze enrollment at most campuses, including Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, in the spring and possibly wait-list all fall applicants while waiting for the outcome of a proposed tax... (Continue reading)

Double dipping and moonlighting at Cal Poly

During a time of stagnant professor salaries, laid off lecturers, and increasing student tuition and fees, some California Polytechnic State University administrator compensations are increasing through raises, double dipping and moonlighting. Former Cal Poly president Warren Baker is taking home about... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly administrators working to divorce the state

UPDATE: Public Relations spokesperson Stacia Momburg said the university is denying Provost Robert Koob said the university is working to privatize. In addition, she said he did not say they plan to have students teach classes as part of the... (Continue reading)

CSU raises tuition 9% amid student protests

California State University trustees voted to raise tuition by 9 percent on Wednesday, while outside the system’s Long Beach headquarters CSU police violently clashed with protesters. [SanFranciscoChronicle] Police used pepper spray on student protesters. In the end, a glass entry... (Continue reading)