Articles Tagged With ‘California State University’

Cal Poly faculty planning walkout

Faculty members at Cal Poly are planning to walk out of classes on Tuesday for a brief protest over Chancellor Charles Reed's decision to cancel scheduled raises. Faculty from CSU campuses throughout California will protest against the “1 percent” who run... (Continue reading)

Lawsuit filed over Cal Poly president’s salary

UPDATE:  The lawsuit filed by Lillian Taiz was dismissed today by a judge in Los Angeles Superior Court. ORIGINAL STORY: A lawsuit against the California State University (CSU) system has been filed in Los Angeles, claiming that administrators broke the state’s... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly under fire for using foundation funds for executive pay

Leaders at the state’s public four-year universities need to proceed carefully when it comes to using private dollars to supplement compensation packages for executives as is the practice at Cal Poly, lawmakers told California State University and University of California... (Continue reading)

California Faculty Association questioning administrator salaries

The California Faculty Association has launched a new online ad targeting pay packages for California State University executives – more backlash from the board of trustees’ decision in July to pay a new campus president $100,000 more than his predecessor... (Continue reading)

Transparency for Cal Poly Foundation

A bill aimed at opening the financial records of California’s institutions of higher education was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. “It is a major move forward for transparency,” said Tim O’Keefe, retired Cal Poly faculty and current... (Continue reading)

Manhunt for Cal State professor

A manhunt is underway for a Cal State San Bernardino professor suspected of heading a drug ring. Law enforcement officials warn that the professor  is considered armed and dangerous. [LATimes] Stephen J. Kinzey, a 43-year-old kinesiology professor, allegedly led a... (Continue reading)

How much money should a CSU president make?

The debate over how much money a California State University president should be paid flared up again with word that the new president of San Diego State University will make $100,000 more annually than his predecessor. [LA Times] Dr. Elliot... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly’s president’s salary highest in the CSU

The California State University Board of Trustees approved a $350,000 yearly salary for incoming Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong, making him the highest paid university president in the CSU system, at a board meeting on Tuesday night. In addition to... (Continue reading)

Fresno student body president admits to being illegal immigrant

The student body president at California State University — Fresno has been forced to publicly admit that he is an illegal immigrant. [Associated Press] Pedro Ramirez, 22, was outed by the campus newspaper Tuesday after the staff received an anonymous... (Continue reading)

CSU violated law in not disclosing Sarah Palin’s pay

A California judge ruled that California State University at Stanislaus’ refusal to disclose the amount it paid Sarah Palin for a speech violated the California’s Public Record Act. [CourthouseNews] CSU Stanislaus paid Palin $75,000, plus first class air fare and... (Continue reading)