Despite pleas to give the new online college more time, lawmakers approved an audit that will begin after July 1. A legislative leader said that should give the college enough time to prove its worth.
Despite continuing criticisms from community college faculty, Calbright takes on new interim president to lead the state's online only college.
Heather Hiles suddenly resigned this week after less than one year on the job.
Calbright College's president will leave on March 31, leaving critics to revive questions about whether online college is needed.
California's newest community college, aimed at helping "stranded workers" get needed job skills, enrolled its first students in October but now is seeing the departure of its president.
Calbright, California's new online community college, enrolled hundreds of students on its first day. Its enrollment goal is 400.
California’s new online college opens to non-traditional students.
With eight weeks to go before the start of classes, Calbright College faces questions on whether it will be ready.
Its new president says it plans to launch online and job training for 400 students.
Faculty complain they have been ignored in important changes at the 115 colleges. Community college leaders say change can be challenging.