Hired in 2012, White pushed CSU efforts to drop remedial courses and raise graduation rates. His departure and that of UC’s Napolitano leave two big vacancies.
CSU shows progress but work remains to hit graduation targets. Up two points, only 27.5 percent of students who entered as freshmen finished in four years.
AB 1645 requires community colleges and California State University campuses to have designated liaisons for undocumented students.
New laws also ease dual-enrollment for adults and high schoolers.
Some warn that it will be difficult for other districts to increase math graduation requirements due to budget and staffing constraints.
CSU has also pledged $10 million to train more math and science teachers, but skeptics question whether that investment will be sufficient.
Three San Diego area community colleges will send 100 students annually to San Diego State’s bilingual credentials program.
Survey confirms that non-tuition costs in California pose obstacles to students pursuing higher education.
Opponents say the requirement would harm black and Latino students. Supporters say it would prepare students for college math courses.
California's public colleges and universities are doing more to provide free, digital or low-cost textbooks to students.
In response to criticism, the College Board is reforming a new admissions tool meant to measure hardships that a freshman applicant faces.
Education leaders will privately advise Gov. Newsom on college access and success. Some experts want the group to have more authority.
New book urges colleges to boost graduations with teaching reforms and more welcoming campuses.
CSU expected to hear much criticism before trustees vote in November. Critics say the proposal will curtail college access.
The application fee rise from $55 per CSU campus is the system’s first in 30 years.