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Podcasts

Chancellor Eloy Oakley takes you inside California Community Colleges for a series of lively discussions on a variety of academic and administrative topics. In each episode, Chancellor Oakley will be joined by a special guest to explore new perspectives on the most pressing issues facing two-year college educators and stakeholders in California.

June 20, 2018

Janet Napolitano, University of California President

University of California President Janet Napolitano joins California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley for a frank discussion about the California governor’s race, the importance of quality public education, the question of access and food security, and the future of higher education in California and the nation.

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May 21, 2018

Josh Wyner, California Founder & Executive Director of the College Excellence Program and VP of the Aspen Institute

In this episode, Vice Chancellor for Educational Services Laura Hope steps in as moderator to speak with Josh Wyner, Founder and Executive Director of the College Excellence Program and VP of the Aspen Institute, about Guided Pathways, educational reform, and the unique role that trustees play in helping colleges bridge the gap between the students and the communities they serve.

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April 19, 2018

Amanda Renteria, California Gubernatorial Candidate

Former Chief of Operations for the California Department of Justice and current gubernatorial candidate Amanda Renteria speaks with California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley about issues critical to higher education in our state. Third episode in a series with candidates for governor.

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March 23, 2018

Antonio Villaraigosa, California Gubernatorial Candidate

Former Mayor of Los Angeles and gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa speaks with California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley about issues critical to higher education in our state. Second episode in a series with candidates for governor.

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March 16, 2018

John Chiang, California Gubernatorial Candidate

California State Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate John Chiang speaks with California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley about issues critical to higher education in our state. First episode in a series with candidates for governor.

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February 28, 2018

Dr. Michael Crow

Chancellor Oakley and Dr. Micheal Crow, President of Arizona State University, discuss the landscape of online learning. Dr. Crow shares insights from the great work ASU has been doing to empower their students and communities to learn through socio-technical educational platforms.

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December 4, 2017

Timothy White

Chancellor Oakley meets with Timothy White, Chancellor of the CSU, one of the CA community college system's strongest partners. Their discussion touches on their joint efforts to advance higher education in California, build access for students in need, and help students reach their educational goals.

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November 21, 2017

Chancellor Oakley and Debbie Cochran, vice president of The Institute for College Access and Success,

cover college affordability, student debt, financial aid and the California College Promise. Their discussion also touches upon the relationship between college affordability and higher education access and success.

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November 5, 2017

Chancellor Oakley sits down with Jim Mayer, President and CEO of CA Fwd

to discuss the recent California Economic Summit, the specific challenges California is facing in the continued economic recovery effort, and the role our community colleges are playing in this ongoing conversation.

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September 28, 2017

Hans Johnson, pt. 2

Part 2 of Chancellor Oakley’s discussion with Hans Johnson from the Higher Education Center at the Public Policy Institute of California delves into assessment and placement. Hans brings forth research and perspectives on remediation and placement measures.

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September 12, 2017

Hans Johnson, pt. 1

Hans Johnson, Center Director and Senior Fellow at the Higher Education Center in the Public Policy Institute of California joins Chancellor Oakley to discuss the Vision for Success. Their discussion illuminates some key factors for California’s future economy as they relate to the Vision.

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June 24, 2017

Davis Jenkins, pt. 2

Redesigning America’s Community College author Davis Jenkins joins Chancellor Oakley for Part 2 of their discussion on the national Guided Pathways movement, and how it’s being embraced in California. Part 2 focuses on student outcomes, and how colleges can implement the Guided Pathways framework to boost completion.

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June 4, 2017

Davis Jenkins, pt. 1

Few have done more “learning about learning” than Davis Jenkins, venerated academic researcher and co-author of Redesigning America’s Community Colleges: A Clearer Path to Student Success – (Harvard University Press, 2015). The book that inspired the burgeoning “Guided Pathways” movement nationwide. Jenkins joins Chancellor Oakley for a detailed look at the mechanics and expected outcomes of Guided Pathways.

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