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Cal State trustees OK $269-million budget, pay raises for top execs
Cal State trustees OK $269-million budget, pay raises for top execs

California State University trustees approved a new budget Thursday for the 23-campus system, but acknowledged that it is unlikely to receive sufficient state funding to enroll all eligible students. The 2015-16 budget request of $269 million includes $216.6 million in state funding. That is far more than the $119.5 million proposed in Gov. Jerry Brown's spending plan. Unlike the University of California system, Cal State is not considering system-wide tuition hikes. Cal State's budget request includes $103.2 million to enroll an additional 12,000 students. Brown's plan, by contrast, would allow an additional 3,500 students. The trustees also voted for 3% pay increases...

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