Tagged with legislation

New CSU Chancellor Requests 10 Percent Pay Cut

Timothy P. White, California State University’s incoming chancellor, has requested a 10 percent pay cut, saying in a letter to trustees, that he hopes the move will send a signal that “public higher education matters to all of us, and that we each must play a part in the rebuilding.” CSU’s board of trustees met today in Long … Continue reading

Priorities for AACC: Avoid Funding Cuts, Extend Tax Credit

We may be in the crux of the political election season, but the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) already has its legislative priorities set for after Nov. 6. Topping the association’s watch list is how Congress addresses the federal deficit. If lawmakers don’t agree on a plan to reduce the federal deficit by Jan. 1, then … Continue reading

A Practical Vision of College Success

Finally, someone is making cents out of education. State Sen. Carol Liu, up for reelection in November in the newly configured 25th District, was at Glendale Community College on Monday to lay out the tenets of the Student Success Act of 2012. The legislation, which Liu helped write and Gov. Jerry Brown has until Sunday to sign … Continue reading