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Press Release —  Online Community College District Extends Search for CEO 

November 19, 2018

Sacramento — The Board of Trustees for the California Online Community College District has extended the national search for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in order to draw a diverse pool of applicants from education and industry.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Establishes Wildfire Relief Fund to Support the Recovery of Affected College Students and Faculty

November 13, 2018

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Board of Governors President Thomas Epstein and Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley today announced disaster relief funds have been set up to help students, faculty and staff recover from devastating wildfire and appealed for donations.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on Northern and Southern California Wildfires 

November 09, 2018

Sacramento —  California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement regarding fires burning in California. 

“Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the fires burning in Northern and Southern California. We are grateful for all the first responders on the front lines battling the wildfires and working to protect lives. The state Chancellor’s Office will work with colleges forced to cancel classes to minimize any impacts on academic calendars. Community colleges are centers of hope and strength, and they will play a critical role in the response and recovery of these fires.”  



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Inside Higher Ed  
Published: December 10, 2018
20,000 More Reasons To Never Go To A For-Profit School  
Published: December 9, 2018
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The Atlantic  
Published: December 8, 2018
Six Senators Question 'U.S. News' Rankings  
Inside Higher Ed  
Published: December 10, 2018
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Community College Daily  
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