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Students can participate in the search for a new CSU chancellor. Here’s how

The search for a permanent California State University (CSU) chancellor is underway and students and faculty are encouraged to participate, according to a campus-wide email President Jeffrey Armstrong sent on Thursday. The search is being conducted by the CSU Board of Trustees and will feature three open forums throughout the state for CSU stakeholders to […]

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CSU Chancellor Castro Under Fire Amid Mishandling of Sexual Assault Allegations

On Friday morning, USA Today reported that California State University Chancellor and former Fresno State president Joseph Castro is under fire for mishandling sexual harassment complaints.  At the same time Castro was sworn in as the CSU Chancellor as the first-ever California native and Mexican-American, on Sept 21, 2020, Fresno State administrators were conducting an […]

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CSU faculty “stretched thin,” petition for COVID-related leave

Cal State University (CSU) faculty, including those at Cal Poly, are petitioning for CSU Chancellor Joseph I. Castro to provide COVID-19 related leave during spring quarter for faculty who are also caregivers. The campaign sponsored by the California Faculty Association proposes paid leave for instructors to take off one course during the quarter, and other […]

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Cal Poly says layoffs are a “last resort”

In a Jan. 26 Board of Trustees meeting, California State University (CSU) Chancellor Joseph Castro announced he will not support a proposed system wide furlough program for university employees in 2021.  This diversion from previous tactics to cut spending comes after Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 3% increase in base funding for CSU schools. The increase […]

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Cal Poly tuition will not increase next year, but remains most expensive CSU

On Jan. 27, the California State University Chancellor announced that there will not be an increase in tuition cost for the next academic year.  According to the CSU website, this means that Cal Poly’s yearly tuition will remain the same as the systemwide in-state, undergraduate tuition at $5,742 for students enrolled in six or more […]

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Newsom’s budget proposal increases CSU funding, tuition will likely remain same

“It’s refreshing and exciting to see that Governor Newsom has dedicated much-needed funds to the community college, UC, and CSU systems – funds that will go towards further improving resources and accessibility for our students as they move towards obtaining their degrees,” ASI President Jasmin Fashami wrote to Mustang News.