Links of the Week

Chancellor says there will be no tuition hike
The Daily Sundial (CSU Northridge)
“This is an unprecedented start and a serious investment in California’s students,” said Jennifer Eagan, president of the California Faculty Association, which represents over 28,000 CSU faculty members, in a press release. “Now the CSU will have enough money to enroll more students, provide appropriate levels of mental health services for students, and improve tenure track hiring.”

Homeless Students May Be Allowed to Sleep in Cars Overnight at California Community Colleges
CBS Sacramento
California Community Colleges may need to start providing special parking for homeless students who live in their cars. Assemblymember Marc Berman (D- Palo Alto) introduced AB 302 on Tuesday requiring campus administrators to “grant overnight access to those facilities (parking facilities) to any homeless student who is enrolled in coursework, has paid enrollment fees, and is in good standing with the community college..”

Phishing Scheme Targets Professors’ Desire to Please Their Deans — All for $500 in Gift Cards
Chronicle of Higher Education
The scam relies on understanding scholarly workplace dynamics and exploiting the trove of information on college websites.

Cal State Fullerton DACA Student to Attend State of The Union
CBS Los Angeles

Humboldt State University searches for their next president
Students and the public came out to share their concerns on the future of Humboldt State’s leadership.

Library Associations Pledge to Address Racism
Inside Higher Ed
The American Library Association’s treatment of a black librarian who complained after a white colleague directed hostile comments at her at a recent ALA meeting has prompted a difficult discussion about racism in the library profession.

Poor Students More Likely to Play Football, Despite Brain Injury Concerns
“The reason football is so valuable to them is the fact that it’s still the sport that that’s the most popular in America, that is getting the most money from high schools and colleges in America,” Samaha said in an interview with NPR’s Michel Martin on All Things Considered. “At a time when the educational gap continues to widen between low-income, particularly black and brown kids, and higher income white kids, football offers a path to upward mobility that is not really available through any other extracurricular activity.” Many of the 10, 11, and 12-year-olds who Samaha reported on told him they were playing football not just for the chance of getting a college scholarship, but also for the chance to get financial aid for top private high schools in New York City.