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Larry Gordon was a higher education writer at the Los Angeles Times, where he covered colleges and universities in California and nationwide. He won the first place award for education reporting in 2014 from the California Newspaper Publishers Association. Larry previously was a reporter and editor at the Bergen Record in his home state New Jersey. He was a mid-career Fulbright Fellow, teaching journalism at the American University in Bulgaria. He earned a master’s degree at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a bachelor’s at Georgetown University. He is co-author of the hiking guide “Stairway Walks in Los Angeles.” He is based in Los Angeles.
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The universities are opening satellite campuses in urban centers.
July 19, 2016
The new chancellor will be the first Latino to lead the statewide system.
July 18, 2016
Students get a glimpse of campuses outside their communities.
July 14, 2016
Some campuses don't participate in the program because they fear sanctions.
June 29, 2016
UC is being asked to increase the number of California students it enrolls.
June 16, 2016
Admissions officials say the change may help them identify talent and potential.
June 8, 2016
Some students are not utilizing the Cal Grants they have been awarded.
May 30, 2016
The percentage has remained about the same since 1999.
May 11, 2016
Brice Harris cites rising transfer numbers amid continuing need for remediation.
March 27, 2016
Campuses hope higher graduation, transfer rates will be payoff for $40 million cost.
March 24, 2016
Teacher tenure, layoff and firing statutes are at stake.