April 30, 1988 |
Effective March 25, the "Revised Index" represents a sample eligibility comparison for California high school graduates and/or residents applying for fall 1988 admission to the California State University system. "As students take more rigorous courses, their standardized test scores go off but not enough to fully offset the drop in grade point averages," said Dr. Charles Lindahl, assistant vice-chancellor of academic affairs, educational support. "We prefer students with a 3.
February 21, 2014 |
The California State University's recent annual report on philanthropy for 2012-13 shows that the system pulled in $338 million in gift commitments, up 14% from the previous year. Charitable gift receipts topped $282 million, which was the most in the system's history, officials said. "This support represents a critical investment in the future," said CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White, "as we prepare the engineers, artists, health care workers, teachers, entrepreneurs, and scientists of tomorrow.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 1999 |
California State University campuses have received 59,826 applications over the Internet this fall, a fourfold increase over online applications from the year before. The University of California, meanwhile, received 18,921 applications online by Nov. 30, a 77% increase from the year before. So many students decided to submit applications to UC campuses online (http://www.ucop.edu/pathways) that UC officials had to extend the traditional Nov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1985
Cal State Fullerton's 25th anniversary celebration concluded with the last graduation ceremony Sunday evening. A record 5,008 diplomas were presented, in sharp contrast to the university's first graduating class in 1960, when five diplomas were presented to all undergraduate students. A total of six separate commencement ceremonies were held Saturday and Sunday on the green adjoining the Performing Arts Center on campus.
December 5, 1987
The following tables combine a student's Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) with SAT and/or ACT scores to identify high school graduates who qualify for admission as freshmen to the California State University system. Standards are higher for out-of-state students than for residents. ELIGIBILITY FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS G.P.A. ACT SAT 2.00 33 1,400 2.01 32 1,390 2.02 32 1,380 2.03 32 1,370 2.04 32 1,370 2.05 32 1,360 2.06 31 1,350 2.07 31 1,340 2.08 31 1,330 2.09 31 1,330 2.10 31 1,320 2.
March 28, 2014 |
The 40-year debate over affirmative action at state universities generally has been conducted in terms of general principles. At first, advocates emphasized the importance of compensating African Americans (and later others) for the effects of generations of discrimination, while opponents contended that the Constitution must be colorblind. Later, the debate shifted to the claim that there are educational benefits to a racially diverse student body, a rationale for preferences that the Supreme Court grudgingly has accepted.