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Phil Matier: Despite Tuition Freeze, State’s College Students May Pay More With New Fees

Tuition hikes at CSU and UC campus may be frozen but that doesn’t mean the cost for students isn’t rising. Many campuses are now charging “Student Success” fees.

04/07/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Democrats Scrap Plan To Bring Back Affirmative Action To UC, CSU Admissions

Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal California’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state’s higher education system.

03/17/2014

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Phil Matier: Asian-American Lawmakers Pull Support For Affirmative Action Push

A push to change California’s affirmative action law at public universities is losing steam in the State legislature after several Asian-American lawmakers pulled their support for the bill.

03/17/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Push To Bring Back Affirmative Action At UC, CSU Faces Backlash

The push to bring back affirmative action at California’s public universities is hanging by a thread. Several state lawmakers who previously supported the bill have now reversed course, amid a backlash among the Asian-American community.

03/14/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Legislature To Investigate Sexual Assault Complaints At UC Berkeley, Other Campuses

Lawmakers have ordered an audit of the University of California, Berkeley and three other state college campuses after complaints that sexual assault allegations were ignored.

08/22/2013

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Most Cal State University Campuses Now Charging A Fee To Graduate

Graduating students at more than a dozen California public universities will have to hand over money before they are handed their diplomas.

05/13/2013

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Cal State Universities Plans Enrollment Hike With Extra Funds

California State University plans to spend the projected $125.1 million in extra state funding for the 2013-14 academic year to expand enrollment and online courses, boost employee salaries and pay for increased energy and health benefit costs.

03/18/2013

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Despite Budget Increase, CSU Sees Nearly $250 Million Funding Gap

California State University officials say they need nearly $250 million more in state funding for the next academic year than Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget calls for.

01/22/2013

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Phil Matier: Governor Brown Looks To Bring More Courses Online

The governor is ultimately looking to make the university system a more efficient one, keeping costs down while also getting students out in a timely fashion.

01/16/2013

San Francisco State University (SFSU)

Assemblyman Says He Has Plan For $10,000 CSU Degrees

Some students might be able to receive a four-year college bachelor’s degree for just $10,000 under a proposal by a member of the California Assembly.

01/03/2013

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