Club Industry is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

CSUB Students Approve $24 Million Rec Center

BAKERSFIELD, CA β€” California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) students have approved a referendum that will help fund a new $24 million recreation center and support the university's move towards becoming an NCAA Division I athletics school.

β€œIt's wonderful that the students share the vision to see the university grow,” said CSUB President Horace Mitchell.

There were 1,759 votes cast on the referendum; 893 students voted in favor of the fee increase, while 864 were opposed. Two ballots were invalidated.

Here's the breakdown of student fee increases: Currently full time undergraduate students pay $51 a quarter for student union and student body fees. For the next academic year students will pay $168. The fee will increase in increments until the 2008-09 school year when the amount will cap at $224.

The 60,000-square-foot center will include a suspended track, fitness area with equipment and possibly a rock-climbing wall. The fees will also provide extra support for CSUB clubs and funding for students of CSUB's Antelope Valley campus to undertake major programs and student activity projects.

TAGS: News
Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.