The State Hornet

Candidates express their eligibility for University Affairs and Public Affairs positions

Christine Kittle

April 15, 2015

Four candidates participated in the fourth Associated Students Inc. Candidate Forum held in the University Union Summit Room for the positions of vice president of Academic Affairs and vice president of University Affairs on Monday.The vice president of Academic Affairs for ASI sits on the Faculty Sena...

Faculty Senate addresses growing campus population

Andres De Leon

March 20, 2015

The Sacramento State Faculty Senate discussed the spring 2015 university student enrollment at its weekly meeting Thursday.As of February 20, there are a total of 27,696 students enrolled. Just over 2,500 students are undergraduates and about 2,600 students are graduate students. The statistics are b...

Academic Affairs receives $4.9 million boost

Matthew Malone

October 15, 2014

Sacramento State president Alexander Gonzalez allocated in July $4.9 million in new funding for the university, sending the vast majority of it to Academic Affairs.The university funding increase comes from the 2014-15 California budget, which raised CSU funds by $142.2 million. The CSU Board of Truste...

Sacramento State will assess value of degree as part of reaccreditation process

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

Sacramento State is preparing for reaccreditation in 2016 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges by assessing academic programs and conducting research on what students are taking away from education.“If you want to have access to federal financial aid funds you need to be accredited,” said Sac St...

Director of higher education institution helped shape Sacramento State policy

Director of higher education institution helped shape Sacramento State policy

Ilian Cervantes-Branum

April 29, 2014

Nancy Shulock, director of the Sacramento State’s Institute For Higher Education Leadership and Policy, is retiring in September after a 30-year career in administration and higher education policy. The IHELP institute has produced multiple reports that highlight the need for policy change to h...

Vice provost would assist in advancing mission of Academic Affairs

Ilian Cervantes

March 18, 2014

Sacramento State will welcome a new vice provost as part of Frederika Harmsen’s academic leadership team starting fall 2014. The vice provost is the principal academic officer for matters of academic program planning, educational policy, curriculum review, program evaluation, and space allocat...

Forums allow campus to speak with provost candidates

Imran Majid

October 22, 2013

The Sacramento State Provost Committee is in the process of scheduling open campus forums for students, faculty and staff to meet and ask questions of the candidates for the Vice President of Academic Affairs.With two forums being held last week, Fred Baldini, Sac State dean of the college of health and human...

Sacramento State searching for new provost

Kayla Nick-Kearney

October 2, 2013

Sacramento State Academic Affairs is searching for someone to replace interim provost Charles Gossett, who is leaving in January.The search could not begin until Joe Sheley was confirmed as the president of CSU Stanislaus in May. Sheley served as provost at Sac State for the last seven years.Gossett...

Sacramento State’s new budget raises concerns over prioritization, faculty hiring

Sacramento State’s new budget raises concerns over prioritization, faculty hiring

Imran Majid

September 11, 2013

The slight discrepancy between the faculty-recommended budget proposal in March and the budget approved by Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez in May, has some people raising questions regarding budget prioritization, faculty hiring and student success.While Gonzalez approved an 8 percent b...

Sac State’s Joe Sheley is upcoming permanent president of CSU Stanislaus

Imran Majid

May 7, 2013

Former Sacramento State Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Joe Sheley is in the process of becoming the permanent president of CSU Stanislaus. The California State University Board of Trustees and Chancellor Timothy White held an open forum with students, faculty and staff on Monday to discuss Sh...