Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office today released the first annual update of the Student Success Scorecard that details student outcomes at all 112 colleges, with statewide improvements shown in remedial education completion rates and several other categories tracked by the online accountability tool.
SACRAMENTO — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s appointments to the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges:
“The appointment of these four new members to the board of governors and the reappointment of two of our members, including President Manuel Baca and member Joseph Bielanski, come at an exciting time as our system of higher education pursues the twin goals of increasing access to California community colleges and improving student success. Gov. Brown has wisely selected appointees with impressive and varied backgrounds who will serve our 2.1 million students well.”
WASHINGTON, DC — The California Community Colleges along with North Carolina’s community college system today launched a national workforce credentials initiative to develop common data standards and data sharing agreements among industry and professional certifying bodies, an effort seen as critical to improving alignment between employers and workforce training providers.
SACRAMENTO — The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office today launched the redesigned icanaffordcollege.com website to better serve current and prospective community college students. The newly revamped site is easier-to-navigate, offers a clear picture of the many different types of financial aid available and directly connects students to the required forms or to one-on-one assistance at their local college.
SACRAMENTO — The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and the Foundation for California Community Colleges (Foundation) are proud to announce the launch of the California Student Success Center, which will act as a hub of support for projects around the state that improve college completion rates and promote student success.
SACRAMENTO — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s appointment of Cecilia Estolano to the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges and the reappointment of Geoffrey L. Baum to another term on the board that oversees the largest public higher education system in the country.
SAN FRANCISCO — Senator Mark Leno today joined San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, community college leaders, and City College of San Francisco officials to introduce legislation that provides critical funding for the college as it continues to make progress toward maintaining accreditation.
SAN FRANCISCO — UC President Janet Napolitano, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White and California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris will address the UC Board of Regents at the University of San Francisco, Mission Bay Campus, today about ways they are collaborating to strengthen implementation of California’s Master Plan for Higher Education.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris spent today in Washington as an invited guest of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for a college accessibility summit at the White House. More than 100 higher education leaders from across the country participated in the summit that focused on getting more low-income and disadvantaged students into college.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris will participate in a White House event Thursday hosted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama that will focus on new actions to increase college opportunity for low-income and disadvantaged students.
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