Tag: Eloy Ortiz Oakley
January 17, 2018
A recent court ruling gives undocumented California students a window to renew their DACA applications, officials said. Meanwhile, they urge the U.S. Supreme Court and Congress to protect the 700,000 or so undocumented young people nationwide who previously had protection against deportation.
January 10, 2018
Brown's budget includes $100 million to create new online community college
December 8, 2017
Gov. Jerry Brown is pushing for California to establish a fully online community college to serve under-skilled workers.
November 13, 2017
Both faculty leaders and members of the Board of Governors – the group that oversees the 114-campus system – said the process for creating an online college is rushed and expressed skepticism about the merits of a fully online college program.
September 18, 2017
The system hopes to use the money to add hundreds of additional faculty to the system’s 114 colleges and beef up various student support programs.
September 15, 2017
Under a proposed bill headed to the governor’s desk that passed unanimously in the state Legislature, many more Community College students may soon avoid remedial courses by taking college-level courses that prepare them for a degree or transfer to a four-year university.
August 31, 2017
College leaders urge changes to California's Higher Education master plan to improve access and affordability
The first of five hearings around the state starts to examine the 1960 plan that governs the missions of UC, CSU and community colleges. Legislators say it is time for some changes but that it could take years to develop concrete reforms.
July 18, 2017
The Vision for Success plan adopted by the college system's board of governors lays out a pathway to support students.
July 16, 2017
If approved and carried out, the plan could lead to more Californians with two- or four-year degrees entering the workforce.
April 19, 2017
Assembly Higher Education committee unanimously passes the bill, which advocates say will improve graduation rates. If approved by the full Legislature and governor, the measure would require community colleges to place students in credit classes unless there is a high probability of failure.
January 31, 2017
California's public colleges and universities are among the most affordable, but many students still graduate with significant debt.
December 7, 2016
Eloy Ortiz Oakley is about to take over a system of 113 colleges and more than 2.1 million students.
November 16, 2016
Forecasters have little to go on since education wasn't a major theme in the presidential campaign.
August 30, 2016
Researchers believe leadership is crucial to improving student retention rates.