Cal State to pay $39.5 million to student who suffered heatstroke during jogging exercise

The settlement covers damages for a Cal State San Bernardino student who suffered heatstroke during a jogging exercise and now requires round-the-clock care.

Cal State announces plans for fall 2021 reopening of its 23 campuses

The nation's largest four-year university system, among the first to announce an all-virtual instruction plan this fall, says it's resuming primarily in-person classes and activities at CSU campuses in fall 2021.

CSU leaders urged to take aggressive action to limit spread of COVID-19 amid surge

A letter from the CSU chancellor and chancellor-select to campus presidents said "the rapidly deteriorating conditions" around COVID-19 necessitate a reassessment of end-of-term plans, as well as when and how to begin the spring semester.

CSU extends application deadlines, citing student coronavirus hardships

The CSU extends its application deadline to Dec. 15 to ease the burden on students facing admissions challenges caused by COVID-19.

California is failing to provide free and equal education to all during pandemic, suit alleges

California has failed during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide a free and equal education for all California students, violating the state Constitution, according to a lawsuit.

California is still debating ethnic studies in public education. Can the state finally get it right?

California educators from elementary school through college are debating anew how best to teach ethnic studies after more than a year of controversy and wrangling.

Cal State schools see enrollments surge during COVID-19 pandemic

Enrollment is at an all-time high for the California State University system. Why?

A Cal State professor published eugenics-linked papers. Now come calls for a reckoning

A professor has been accused by faculty members of publishing articles with racist content. The university said the work is antithetical to the university's values, while defending free speech.

CSUN names new president, Erika Beck, credited with raising graduation rates

Erika Beck, president of Cal State Channel Islands, becomes president of Cal State Northridge, among the system's largest campuses.

CSU graduation rates continue to climb, but stymied by stubborn equity gaps

The 23-campus system awarded nearly 110,000 baccalaureate degrees this spring, an all-time high for the California State University, and continues to make steady progress toward its 2025 graduation goals.