Early this February, the Office of Institutional Research at SF State reported that business administration was the largest undergraduate major in fall 2017. It accounted for 19.3 percent of undergraduate declared majors followed by engineering (5.4 percent) and computer science (4.5 percent).
The California State University
Associated Students Inc. collected testimonials from students at Malcolm X Plaza Wednesday to reject a tuition increase proposed for the fall semester.
“This is crunch time,” said Celia LoBuono Gonzalez, ASI’s vice president of external affairs. “We really need students to step up and speak their
The California Faculty Association released a report to faculty members revealing that the rising number of minority, low-income and first-generation students receive less funding throughout the 23 CSUs than what the predominantly white student population in the 80s received.
According to the report’s Executive Summary,
SF State plans to hire an advising specialist this semester to help implement their initiative to increase graduation rates of current students.
The California State University Chancellor’s Office has recently set new benchmarks for graduation rates. As part of the Campus Student Success Plan in SF
A group of around 25 students rallied on 19th and Holloway avenues Wednesday to bring attention to the wide range of issues affecting SF State as of late.
Issues surrounding the College of Ethnic Studies, the California Faculty Association and an independent financial analysis released last
The California Faculty Association Board of Directors and the California State University agreed earlier Friday to terms to postpone the strike which, if approved, would amount to a nearly 11 percent general salary increase over the next two fiscal years.
"The Bargaining Team has recommended that
With the proposed California State University system-wide strike a week away, the California Faculty Association and the CSU have agreed to enter a 48-hour media blackout period to allow negotiations to resume without interruption, effective immediately. During this blackout period, neither party will speak with
Flanked by "Where's White?" posters, students gathered onstage in Malcolm X Plaza Tuesday to confront CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White, who cancelled his visit to SF State without explanation. White was to address the financial issues surrounding the College of Ethnic Studies.
“Today, Chancellor White was
A jury of SF State students and faculty unanimously found Chancellor Timothy P. White guilty on all charges of his crimes against the California State University system during a mock trial Wednesday at Malcolm X Plaza.
The trial, which was hosted by SF State California Faculty
The California Faculty Association announced Monday a third-party fact finder largely sided with the union in their dispute with the California State University over a 5 percent raise. The report was made public today, weeks before the planned CSU-wide strike.
"The recession severely impacted the faculty
“Our education is our liberation!” read a vibrant yellow sign held up by students as they stormed the quad and marched directly to the front of the Administration Building.
Provost Sue Rosser refused to sign a list of demands presented to her by students of
Twenty-six thousand California State University faculty, including lecturers, counselors, coaches and librarians are poised to strike across all 23 campuses on April 13th if we do not receive a 5 percent salary increase for year two of our contract. The California Faculty Association has been negotiating with
Students clad in black and red hurried around the halls of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building early Thursday morning with flyers still warm from the printer, as they rushed to post them across campus and spread word to the student body about a meeting
The California Faculty Association announced Monday that they would launch a coordinated, five-day strike in April if the California State University does not extend a satisfactory counter offer to their request for a 5 percent raise.
CSU faculty deserve to earn a living wage. The average
SF State's art department made its first major increases to instructional materials fees in 20 years this spring, forcing returning studio art majors to pay double or even triple the fee costs of last semester.
Of the 80 studio art classes currently requiring materials fees, 38 of
The California Faculty Association is on the verge of a system-wide strike for a 5 percent salary raise for all CSU faculty members.
Currently the CFA and the CSU are in the fact-finding process, which is when a neutral third party receives a written brief from both sides and writes a
Why is there a need for a five percent salary increase from the California State University administration?
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The California Faculty Association is in its first year of salary negotiations for their three-year contract with California State University management. In November 2014, CSU
The California State University reached an agreement with the State University Police Association Aug. 27 that mandates that campus police officers have access to an array of equipment, including Tasers. In an email to the CSU presidents and police chiefs, among others, Assistant Vice Chancellor
Access to Tasers will be mandatory for all University police following a recent collective bargaining agreement between California State University and the State University Police Association.
Assistant Vice Chancellor of CSU, Michael Redmond, announced the agreement Aug. 27 in an email to all 23 CSU presidents
The Bible warned me about temptation, sin and most bad things in the world, but it didn’t warn me about the hell of trying to graduate college in four years.
While I give my high school a lot of credit for preparing me for college, they
SF State President Leslie E. Wong assured students the University will help provide classes in the face of an upcoming $3 million campus-wide budget cut.
Every department, including academic, administrative and athletics, will submit an action plan to brace for the deficit, but it will not affect
California State University students can enroll in online courses at universities across the state under a new program this fall that looks to increase access to high demand classes and keep students on track to graduate.
The CSU system's pilot program known as Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Adam Sherman, vice president of SFSU Fossil Free, stands in front of a Chevron Station near 19th Avenue on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. SFSU Fossil Free hopes to show the CSU system how to divest its stocks from fossil fuel companies.
While campus police officers across California use pepper spray, guns, handcuffs and batons; SF State's University Police Department officials propose another tool be added to their utility belt — the Taser — which would make the campus one of the last in the California State
Eighty-nine percent of SF State students live off-campus, which makes transportation critical to our University's success. But out of all 23 CSU campuses, SF State is the only one that does not offer a parking permit that covers off-campus students for every day of the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] California State University Chancellor Timothy White speaks to SF State student Onyi Udeh at a reception for students. The reception was held at The Village on Centennial Square Courtyard at SF State on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Photo by Gavin McIntyre /
Some welcome news came from the California State University Board of Trustees over the break: for the first time since 2006 they aren’t planning on any tuition hikes for this semester, and Gov. Jerry Brown released a state budget proposal that would put an additional
The California State University system plans to keep tuition at its current rates for the Fall 2013 semester after Gov. Jerry Brown released a state budget proposal allocating an additional $125.1 million for CSUs Jan. 10.
The CSU board of trustees asked Gov. Brown and state
California’s state plan for public education promises college students affordable higher education, but a steady decrease in state funding for the past 50 years threatens that promise.
In fact, 81 percent of Californians say that California's public university regents and trustees are not doing enough to
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