October 29, 2020
When California voters in 1996 rejected affirmative action, CSU and UC could no longer consider race and ethnicity in admissions, making a huge impact on the public universities.
October 28, 2020
Ward Connerly: Anti-affirmative action leader calls Proposition 16 effort to ‘reshape’ power in California
Ward Connerly, the ex-University of California regent who fought to end affirmative action in 1996, has resurfaced to fight Proposition 16 which would allow the state's public universities to use race and ethnicity to decide admissions, faculty and contracts.
October 21, 2020
A fundamental question is how much difference their backgrounds will make in moving forward on racial and equity challenges facing their institutions.
October 20, 2020
California Community Colleges receive $100 million donation to help students facing financial hardships
The largest financial gift ever to the community colleges will help students experiencing financial hardships.
October 12, 2020
Access may be improved as college fairs and visits to high schools go online. But some zoom-fatigued students skip sessions.
October 2, 2020
As University of California campuses reopen, UC San Diego deploys aggressive strategy to contain Covid-19
UC San Diego is welcoming students back to campus with mass Covid-19 testing, Bluetooth technology and wastewater testing.
September 30, 2020
While nearly all courses are being taught virtually across the California public college and university systems, some courses can only be taught in-person; but there’s nothing normal about how those classes are being held.
September 30, 2020
Big corporate property owners would pay the bulk of new taxes; opponents claim costs would be borne by small business renters.
September 29, 2020
Panelists from California community colleges met Tuesday for a webinar hosted by EdSource to discuss faculty diversity across the system.
September 25, 2020
Incoming California State University leader to take the helm at a “special moment” to address inequality
Joseph I. Castro begins to identify his priorities as the new chancellor of the 23-campus California State University System in a Q & A. He’s the first native Californian, first Mexican American and first CSU president promoted to the position.
September 24, 2020
Research shows students can learn just as much from well-designed online courses they do with blended or in-person instruction.
September 23, 2020
The CSU’s Board of Trustees voted in favor of Proposition 16 which would repeal the ban on affirmative action for university hiring and admissions. It joins UC and the California Community Colleges boards, which have also come out in favor of affirmative action.
September 21, 2020
Hefty student loan payments hold back young people and their families as well as the state economy.