Joseph Palermo: Why should CSU administrators be paid more than the Governor of California, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and even the President of the United States? Why isn’t the Chancellor termed out like California legislators and most other public officials?
Caitlin Vega: How is it that we cannot reward kids who have done everything right, overcome tremendous hardship, and beat the odds with a decent and affordable education?
Tracy Emblem: California taxpayers should carefully consider the cost-benefit analysis, because when we cut public funding for these institutions, we cut our state’s economic advantage and future prosperity.
Lillian Taiz: We think the CSU’s top managers should get their priorities straight. We don’t have spare dollars for pet projects and unnecessary perks. They must demonstrate that they will spend every taxpayer dollar on providing students with a quality education.
The professors will endure. But the students and their families are the true victims here. They’re getting ripped off. The quality of their education is suffering even while they go into debt.
The faculty in the California State University are deeply concerned about the rapid decline in the ability of our nation’s largest four-year university system to deliver higher education to all eligible students. Our public university system is staggering from deep cuts to state funding already made this year, last year, and earlier this decade. Now […]