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STORIES

Rally at the State Capitol calls on Governor Brown to fully fund public higher ed

On May 16, 2018, Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) hosted a rally at the State Capitol to call on Governor Brown to fully fund the University …

California Stands to Lose Billions in Future Economic Returns by Continuing to Underfund CSU and UC, Study Finds

On May 9, 2018, The California Budget & Policy Center published a report, “California Stands to Lose Billions in Future Economic Returns by Continuing to Underfund CSU and …

University of California Stands Out Among Top Schools When It Comes to Serving Poor Students

On May 1, 2018, The Atlantic published an article, “The University of California Stands Out Among Top Schools When It Comes to Serving Poor Students.”  Here’s an excerpt:
Schools …

New Op-Ed from our Co-Chairs: State Needs to Step Up for Higher Education

On March 23, 2018, Fox & Hounds published an op-ed from Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine, co-chairs of the California Coalition for Public Higher Education, titled, “State …

“Rainy Days for the CSU”: New video from the California Faculty Association

The California Faculty Association posted this video on their website:
It’s time for California to reinvest in the California State University. Join with CSU faculty, …