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EdSource stories tagged with: Janet Napolitano
July 17, 2020
California’s higher education leaders appear together for what may be their last public gathering in an online forum, entitled “New Realities for Higher Education."
June 26, 2020
Fresno Unified's superintendent sizes up the new state budget; departing UC President Napolitano discusses reopening campuses and repealing Prop. 209.
June 26, 2020
UC’s first female president helped expand enrollment and successfully pushed to end testing as admissions requirement.
June 22, 2020
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.
June 1, 2020
This current crisis must be more than a teachable moment; it must lead to real change, education leaders say.
May 21, 2020
Ending the SAT/ACT as a requirement for freshman admission at UC will likely get attention nationally. Supporters of the move expect it will result in more ethnic and income diversity on campuses. Critics fear it will backfire.
May 20, 2020
Decisions would be made in the months ahead. If they reopen, campuses would at first require face coverings, limit class sizes, ban audiences at sports events.
May 15, 2020
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.
May 11, 2020
UC's Napolitano plan conflicts in part with faculty position and could be very influential nationally. UC regents are to vote on the issue next week.
April 20, 2020
Requirements for SAT or ACT are suspended for a year and UC faculty votes to keep the exams in the future. Regents will have the final say.
April 1, 2020
UC's one-year pause in testing does not mean a permanent end to SAT/ACT for admissions. CSU may follow. Neither university will require letter grades for high school courses this spring.
January 17, 2020
The efforts to replace UC’s president Janet Napolitano and CSU chancellor Timothy P. White by summer have raised worries about competition between the two systems for academic talent.
November 12, 2019
UC considering ways to help undocumented students stay in school, if their DACA status is terminated.
November 8, 2019
Thousands of California college students, graduates and employees would be at risk of deportation if DACA is terminated.
October 22, 2019
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.