Category Archives: #nomorefees

We won! SQE statement on defeating CSU’s proposed “Punishment Fees!”

Today the CSU Board of Trustees made an unprecedented decision on a scheduled fee increase vote—they cancelled it. Around 8:00am today, Tuesday, November 13th, the CSU Board of Trustees released this statement: “California State University Trustees have postponed reviewing a plan to improve access and reduce time to degree. The proposal to modify the current undergraduate fee structure was part [...]

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Preliminary Results for SQE’s Survey on Obstacles to Graduating Released!

We have surveyed almost 2,400 CSU students statewide, asking them directly for the reasons why they’re struggling to graduate. The Chancellor, by contrast, has surveyed zero students. You can view the full document here or click on the thumbnail below: Our findings clearly show that CSU students want to graduate. They don’t need higher tuition as an incentive to graduate; [...]

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Sac Bee Editorial Demolishes CSU’s Proposed Punishment Fees

From the Sacramento Bee: Editorial: CSU fees an insult to students, voters By the Editorial Board Published: Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 6E With passage of Proposition 30, voters spared California’s public universities from major budget cuts and student fee increases. Students in the California State University system who have seen significant tuition increases – from [...]

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Students and Faculty Across CSU Oppose the New Fees…

…but will the Board of Trustees listen? Update: just added the recently passed resolution from the statewide academic senate! Student Government Resolutions Against the Fees: CSU Dominguez Hills Resolution CSU East Bay Resolution CSU Fresno Resolution Humboldt State Resolution CSU Los Angeles Resolution CSU Long Beach Resolution CSU Monterey Bay Resolution CSU Northridge Resolution CSU Sacramento Resolution San Jose State [...]

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Media Coverage of Trustees’ plans for new “Pay Up or Drop Out!” Fees

Coverage and select quotes concerning the three new student fees the Trustees are considering implementing at their Nov 13-14 meeting:   SF Chronicle: CSU Eyes Fee Increases for Some Students “It makes me angry,” said Marcela Pimentel, a communications major at San Francisco State University who said she would be affected by the third-tier fee because she likes to take [...]

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