Governor Brown Proposes $500 Million Cut to CSU

The CSU and SJSU are reviewing the details of Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed $500 million budget reduction to the CSU for 2011-2012, part of a sweeping effort that would slash spending by $12.5 billion. While it is too early to identify a specific means to implement such a budget reduction, all options are on the table. In the past, SJSU has employed tuition increases, enrollment reductions, furloughs, layoffs and cuts to programs such as remedial education. Continue reading

Three finalists.

Presidential Search: Watch Finalist Open Forums

Three finalists.

Watch finalist open forums online.

The California State University recently named three finalists for the presidency of San José State University:

  • Mohammad H. Qayoumi, president, California State University, East Bay
  • Leroy M. Morishita, executive vice president and chief financial officer, at San Francisco State University
  • David Steele, dean, College of Business, San José State University

The finalist open forums are now available online for viewing.

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General inquiries can be directed to the SJSU Office of Public Affairs, 408-924-1166,

Reporters should call Pat Lopes Harris, media relations director, 408-924-1748,

CSU Approves Two-Step Tuition Increase

On Nov. 10, the CSU Board of Trustees approved a five percent tuition increase effective spring 2011, followed by a 10 percent tuition increase effective fall 2011. This means CSU tuition for a fulltime undergraduate in 2011-2012 will be $4,884. This figure does not include campus based fees.

Get the details.

View SJSU fall 2010 campus based fees.

Student Union Groundbreaking Planned for Nov. 17

SJSU will break ground on the retrofit, renovation and expansion of its Student Union building at noon Nov. 17 on El Paseo de Cesar Chavez. This event, free and open to the public, will feature entertainment, refreshments and giveaways. Please come celebrate with us as we begin a new legacy for the Student Union and campus. Continue reading