Faculty are demanding that CSU reform police, require students take ethnic studies classes and erase racial pay gaps, among other requests.
Strong campaigns ahead for and against the measure to revoke Proposition 209 after 24 years. It will be on the same Nov. 3 ballot as the presidential election.
If voters repeal the state ban on affirmative action in college admissions, some expect only moderate change among racial groups at UC and CSU while others predict significant shifts to match California's overall population.
The Senate passed a bill requiring CSU students to take an ethnic studies course as trustees are set to consider the system’s own proposal.
Very large classes are less common than often thought. Technology and new in-the-round designs will alter teaching experience.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced college seniors to abandon the traditional celebrations and ceremonies associated with graduation.
UC, CSU and community colleges face significant declines in state funding, prompting fears of tuition hikes and program cuts. Federal funds might ease the pain.
White's action at the nation's largest system of four-year universities may start a trend across the country. Some CSU campuses may offer more in-person classes than others.
Instead of baleful predictions, let's focus on the changes that should come about.
Chancellor Tim White said it will be necessary for classes to continue being held virtually because of "evolving data" on the coronavirus.
Problems with visas, money and travel may block international students’ return. Colleges fear the lost revenue will reduce academic programs and staffing.
College staff who work with students and understand their needs are key.
Federal stimulus dollars could help but officials warn of further revenue declines.
Worried about finances and health, some high school seniors are deciding to stay closer to home for college.