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Messages from Leadership

The sun filters through the trees over Kendall Hall.

President Hutchinson’s End-of-Semester Message

As the semester draws to a close, President Gayle Hutchinson reflects on highlights and achievements since January.

The sun sets behind the University sign on the Kendall Hall lawn on an early mid-spring evening.

From the President: Decision on Proposed Campus Fee Adjustments

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson announces her decision on the three proposes student fee increases.

Student walks across campus

From the President: Outcome of Student Fee Increase Advisory Vote

President Gayle Hutchinson shares the outcome of student fee advisory vote and timeline for decision.

Dennis Murphy stands in the Concrete Lab, which his donations helped renovate.

Dennis Murphy to Receive Honorary Degree

In light of the lives he helps change every day—here and across the Pacific Northwest—businessman, philanthropist, and '94 alumnus Dennis Murphy returns to campus to receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

President Gayle E. Hutchinson delivers her State of the University speech to the campus community. (Jason Halley / University Photographer)

From the President: A Time for Renewal

President Hutchinson writes that she hopes the campus will ponder the potential of spring and watch for opportunities to be a part of strategic planning, WASC, and the process of renewal and growth.  

A group of students walk around in the South Campus Neighborhood.

Painting a New Picture for South Campus

Representing so many threads within the tapestry of this community, Chico State strives to be an engaged and collaborative neighbor. A recent partnership with the city of Chico has taken our relationship to a new level.