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.
Co-requisite courses combine college and remedial level material, give more class time and offer more tutoring. More colleges in California and other states are expected to introduce them.
With nearly 40 percent of incoming freshmen needing remediation in English or math, CSU is planning ways to make sure those students earn college credit from the start. Many details remain to be figured out, officials said.