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Dr. Joseph I. Castro Resigns as CSU Chancellor

On February 17, 2022, Chancellor Joseph I. Castro notified the Board of Trustees of the California State University of his resignation as Chancellor, effective immediately. The Board of Trustees accepted his resignation. “I have been honored to serve the California State University for more than eight years, including as its eighth chancellor, and the decision to […]

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The California State University to Require COVID-19 Vaccination Booster for Spring 2022 Term

The California State University announced today that it will require faculty, staff and students who are accessing university facilities or programs to receive a vaccine booster shot in order to be fully immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and in compliance with the university’s COVID-19 vaccination policy. The new requirement calls for boosters […]

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California State University to Implement COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Fall 2021 Term

The California State University announced today that it will require faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Because of evolving circumstances, the university is announcing the pending requirement now without waiting for any further action by the U.S. Food […]

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California State University to Implement COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Upon FDA Approval

April 22, 2021 – In the interest of maintaining the health and safety of students, employees, guests and all members of campus communities, the California State University (CSU) joined the University of California (UC) today (April 22, 2021) in announcing that the universities intend to require faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at […]

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The Faults in Our Earth

January 13, 2021 – We call it “The Big One.” No one knows exactly when and where it will hit. This hypothetical California earthquake—defined as a 7.8 or higher magnitude event along the southern section of the San Andreas Fault—could be 44 times stronger than the 1994 Northridge earthquake​. In 2008, a group of scientists drew up The […]

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California State University Anticipates Return to In-Person Coursework for Fall 2021 Term

December 10, 2020 – In keeping with previous efforts to provide current and prospective students and families with information, clarity and time to plan, the California State University (CSU) has announced that it is planning for an anticipated return to delivering courses primarily in-person starting with the fall 2021 term. “It’s critical that we provide […]

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CSU Campuses to Continue with Predominantly Virtual Instruction for Academic Terms Beginning in January 2021

September 10, 2020 – For the academic term beginning January 2021, all 23 California State University (CSU) campuses will continue with coursework primarily delivered virtually, CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White announced in a message to the university community today. “After extensive consultation with campus presidents and other stakeholders, and careful consideration of a multitude of […]

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CSU Will Accommodate Applicants Affected by California Wildfires

November 13, 2018 – The California State University (CSU) has announced accommodations for applicants affected by recent wildfires who are applying for admission to CSU campuses for the fall 2019 term.  Currently, through the Cal State Apply website, all 23 CSU campuses are accepting applications for admission to the fall 2019 term. The priority application […]

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California State University Working to Save California from Sea Level Rise

July 23, 2018 – The California State University is using multidisciplinary approaches to find ways to mitigate the effects of one of California’s most pressing issues: sea level rise. Faculty are training the next generation of scientists, researchers and conservationists by bringing them into their work to find solutions to an inevitable crisis. A recent […]

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California State University Will Not Increase Tuition in 2018

April 20, 2018 – The California State University (CSU) will not increase tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. Chancellor Timothy P. White has determined that it is in California’s best interest for the state to provide sufficient funding for the university’s most pressing needs that support student access, achievement and degree completion across the 23-campus […]

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Books: Randall Stross –Want a Great Employee? Hire a Liberal Arts Major

Feb. 20, 2018 – Randall Stross, Ph.D., is on a mission. He wants more employers — including tech companies — to rethink hiring only college graduates in what he calls the “applied majors,” which include engineering, business, economics, and nursing, among other fields. Dr. Stross’ recently published book, “A Practical Education,” is in fact subtitled “Why Liberal Arts Majors […]

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CALSPEAKS poll: Pot, Gun Control Measures Likely To Pass

Oct. 26, 2016 – A statewide CALSPEAKS survey of Californians likely to vote in the Nov. 8 general election reveals overwhelming support for three ballot measures: legalizing marijuana (Proposition 64), legislative transparency (Proposition 54), and additional restrictions on firearms and ammunition (Proposition 3). The likely voters were asked their opinion on 13 of the 17 […]