Cal State Pay Scandal

Cal State University has provided false and misleading information about executive compensation.

Cal State Hides Secret Benefits for SFSU President

Posted by on Mar 20, 2012 in Blog, Cal State Pay Scandal, California Politics | 0 comments

Cal State Hides Secret Benefits for SFSU President

The California State University Chancellor’s Office has been lying to the public about the total compensation of top administrators. Here’s the proof for San Francisco State University.    

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Government Agency Lies About Winning Government Transparency Award

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012 in Blog, Cal State Pay Scandal, California Politics, Featured Post | 0 comments

Government Agency Lies About Winning Government Transparency Award

From the Files of You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: A California government agency has lied about receiving an award for government transparency.

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Legislators Flunk Cal State ‘Fuzzy Math’

Posted by on Mar 12, 2012 in Blog, Cal State Pay Scandal, California Politics | 0 comments

Senate Republican leader Bob Huff flunked Cal State University’s “fuzzy math” and is calling for “substantial changes at the institution.” His action followed CalWatchDog.com‘s investigation into the system’s false and misleading information about the total compensation of its top administrators. “The California State University system faces a difficult challenge with mounting trigger cuts that have placed enormous financial pressure on the backs of middle class families,” Huff said. “But using fuzzy math to camouflage escalating executive compensation, while student fees are skyrocketing,...

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Cal State Lies about CSULA Presidential Pay

Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in Blog, Cal State Pay Scandal, California Politics | 0 comments

California State University officials have provided false and misleading information to the public about the total compensation provided to at least one of the system’s 23 presidents, a CalWatchDog.com investigation has found. According to IRS documents of the Cal State University Los Angeles Foundation, CSULA President James Rosser reported receiving $515,612 in total compensation for fiscal year 2009-10, which ended on June 30, 2010. The half-million dollar figure is roughly $200,000 more than CSU’s previously cited base salary of $325,000 per year. A university spokeswoman confirmed to...

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Interim Cal State Chair: ‘Herb Carter Was the Fall Guy’

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in Blog, Cal State Pay Scandal, California Politics | 0 comments

Legislators don’t have Herbert Carter to kick around anymore. But, don’t expect Cal State’s spendthrift administrators to interpret the removal Tuesday of Carter as the chairman of the Board of Trustees as a sign they need to clean up their act. “Herb Carter was basically the fall guy,” Bob Linscheid, the interim chairman of the Cal State Board of Trustees, told the Chico Enterprise-Record. “To basically push him off to the side is real unfortunate and is hard to explain.” Carter’s downfall isn’t so hard to explain, if you aren’t a member of Cal State’s bureaucratic elite. Under his tenure,...

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CalWatchdog: Senators Oppose Cal State Exec Confirmation

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in Blog, Cal State Pay Scandal, California Politics, Featured Post | 0 comments

(This piece originally appeared in CalWatchdog.com) Herbert Carter’s reconfirmation to the California State University Board of Trustees was dealt a major setback Thursday, as two Republican state Senators announced their opposition to his pending nomination. Sen. Joel Anderson, R-Santee, and Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar, told CalWatchDog.com that they will oppose the embattled Cal State Chairman’s appointment to a second term, which could be voted on by the full Senate as early as today. “Since 1984, Herbert Carter has been near the center of every CSU pay hike scandal,”...

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