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STORIES

Op-Ed: Proposed constitutional amendment would put public health and safety at risk

On August 20, 2019, CalMatters published an op-ed from Dr. J. Douglas Kirk, chief medical officer for UC Davis Health, and California Coalition for Public Higher Education …

Higher Education Coalition Leaders Laud Newsom Budget Proposal

Newly elected Governor Gavin Newsom has released his initial Budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year.  Higher ed fared better in the Newsom proposal than …

Californians want more funding for public higher education [videos]

Following the Nov. 14, 2018, release of a new survey by the Public Policy Institute of California, which found most Californians believe higher …

UC campuses earn top spots on US News & World Report’s Best Colleges list

On September 10, 2018, the University of California issued a press release titled, “UC campuses earn top spots on US News & World Report’s …

New Op-Ed: Higher Education is Key to California Economy

On August 27, 2018, The Los Angeles Business Journal published an op-ed from Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine, co-chairs of the California Coalition for Public Higher …