Tag: Timothy White
October 17, 2018
Cal State system's ambitious Graduation Initiative 2025 seeks a huge increase in completion rates by the middle of the next decade. Efforts include adding classes, improving counseling and urging students to take full course loads.
May 11, 2018
Also threatens to trim other funding if the universities raises tuition and as a result triggers automatic increases in state aid for students.
April 20, 2018
The Cal State system drops its plan to raise tuition by $228 to $5,970 for California undergraduates. Praising that freeze, Legislature leaders say they will seek to provide the university more state money.
March 20, 2018
Following a demand from the state Legislature, the Cal State system will give applicants from the region surrounding a campus an admissions advantage over those from far away.
January 30, 2018
Trustees of the 23-campus Cal State system will delay until May a vote on a possible $228 tuition hike to allow time to lobby Gov. Jerry Brown and the State Legislature for more funding. Brown is resistant to giving the university any more. This year's negotiations will be his last.
November 7, 2017
Cal State faculty wanted a one year delay in education reform plan but got little support from the system's Board of Trustees. CSU Northridge got a one-year delay to work in its ethnic and cultural diversity courses.
November 1, 2017
Faculty want more time to adjust courses and get ready for changes. Cal State administration says campuses can apply for extensions on some portions of the reform plan.
September 19, 2017
Faculty wants a one-year delay to discuss reforms that include dropping no-credit remedial classes and allowing students to fulfill math requirements that don't need Algebra II skills.
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.