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Newspaper Clips 6.30.2012-7.2.2012

Postby madona » Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:57 am


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The Buzz: Bill Lockyer said to be interested in CSU chancellor job
(Sacramento Bee © 07/02/2012)
Chancellor Charles Reed announced his retirement May 24, and the CSU board's search committee has launched its efforts. The system includes 23 schools. The job would likely pay multiples of Lockyer's current salary, about $139,000. Last year, the CSU chancellor was paid $421,500, plus $30,000 from the CSU Foundation.

Boardroom for Sunday, July 1
(Fresno Bee © 07/01/2012)
Peter Robertson received the Spirit of Service Award presented to a Fresno State staff member by President John D. Welty. The award recognizes Robertson's exemplary commitment to community engagement as an employee for the past decade.

CSU pay rises to $2.6 billion, but cuts still loom
(Orange County Register © 07/01/2012)
The California State University system paid an additional $134.7 million in employee salaries last year, an increase of 5.5 percent from the previous year, according an Orange County Register analysis.

Final California budget deal wasn't all about saving money
(Sacramento Bee © 07/01/2012)
Out of this budget, "that's mainly what he's going to focus on," said Jeff Cummins, a Fresno State University political science professor. "I doubt he's going to be focusing on cutting child care slots. The total amount of savings is going to get lost in the discussion anyway, so it's really just about ensuring he can say he cracked down on welfare recipients.

Fiala on ethics: July 4 marks promise of education, democracy
(Fresno Bee © 06/30/2012)
Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of the Ethics Center at California State University, Fresno. He has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from UCLA and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Vanderbilt University. His column, which runs tw

Summer camp at Fresno State cultivating young movie makers
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 06/30/2012)
Somewhere in this room on the campus of Fresno State just might be the next Quentin Quarantino or Halle Berry. This week about three dozen kids between 4th and 8th grade are learning how to make mini movies as part of the Kids Invent! Summer Camp.

Casino revenues fund language preservation
(San Francisco Chronicle © 06/30/2012)
Using revenues from their casino here in the Sierra Nevada foothills, the Chukchansi Indians recently pledged $1 million over five years to California State University, Fresno, to help preserve their unwritten language. Linguists from the university will create a dictionary, assemble texts and help teach the language at weekly courses like the one on a recent evening.

PD Editorial: Spending by CSU sends a bad message
(Santa Rosa Press Democrat © 06/29/2012)
California State University keep adding to its collection of self-inflicted wounds. Remember the $100,000-a-year pay increase for the new president of San Diego State University, the one approved the same day as a 12 percent tuition increase for CSU students?

Move to Mountain West lateral one for Fresno State
(Fresno Bee © 06/30/2012)
For Fresno State, the big day finally is here. Fourteen years after it was passed up for charter membership into the Mountain West and two years after it was extended an invitation to join the conference amid a surge of realignment in college athletics, the Bulldogs take their step up.
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