California State University and its faculty union have reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract that would avert strikes threatened for the fall.
California State University campuses at Sonoma and San Francisco are among just 10 state universities that are accepting applications for spring 2013 admissions/
The trustees of California State University approved 10 and 9 percent salary increases Tuesday for three new campus presidents, including San Francisco State’s new president.
Assistant Vice Chancellor Robert Turnage told reporters Monday that the 23-campus system faces two bleak scenarios that the Board of Trustees will discuss at its Tuesday meeting.
Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders have come up with a plan to freeze tuition rates at California’s public universities if voters approve a tax hike in November.
California State University Chancellor Charles Reed announced Thursday he would retire at the end of the year, and remain in his post until the trustees hire a replacement.
As California State University students face another tuition hike this fall, an investigation by the CBS station in Los Angeles has found questionable spending by the chancellor’s office.
California State University employees have overwhelmingly voted to authorize a series of two-day strikes if a new contract cannot be reached.
Less than a week after Chancellor Charles Reed ordered that $90 million of financial aid be reallocated from tuition grants, abruptly eliminating a vital source of support for 20,000 grad students at all 23 CSU campuses, university officials announced the grant program had been saved.
The union and the administration are at an impasse after 22 months of negotiations and mediation.