CFA Headlines • January 31, 2018

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Chancellor delays vote on tuition hike

Just a week after protest led the UC Regents to postpone a vote on student tuition hikes, CSU Chancellor Timothy White announced on Monday a decision to delay a similar vote of the CSU Trustees.


CFA says Trustees must step up fight for needed CSU funding from governor, legislature

CFA followed up this week on a January 4 open letter to the Chancellor by telling CSU Trustees at their Jan. 30 meeting it is time to step up meaningful pressure on the legislature and governor. It’s the one way the CSU can get the funds it really needs to live up to its mission.


Legislative Hearing to take up “Closing the Degree Gap”

Most of us in public higher education know that California is not on pace to put enough college degrees in the hands of Californians. Studies say the state’s economy will feel it soon, and it won’t be possible to “import” enough college-educated people to solve it.

Next Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Assembly Higher Education Committee, chaired by Assemblymember José Medina and the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No 2 on Education Finance, chaired by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, will hold a joint legislative hearing to explore “Closing the Degree Gap.”


Links of the Week • January 31, 2018

Cal State trustees debate tuition increase, ‘unsustainable funding gaps at nations largest public university system
Los Angeles Times