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California State Universities hiring

California State University San Jose

Help wanted: that’s the message coming out of the California State University system, where a plan is in place to hire 700 new faculty members across all the universities next year. At San Jose state the hiring process has already begun, with at least 60 more positions still to fill. And students say they’re hoping more professors will lead to ... Read More »

New wave of tuition hikes proposed for California universities

university of southern california

By Marko Leone and Clodomiro Puentes Over the past several weeks, the University of California Board of Regents has proposed tuition hikes in light of projected budget shortfalls. Despite California Governor Jerry Brown’s 5 percent increase in funding, the budget proposed by the UC Regents in November was short $124 million. Rejecting Brown’s 2014-15 budget proposal, which included no funding ... Read More »

Majority of California high school grads ineligible for California public universities

university of southern california

Some districts changing graduation requirements Fewer than 4 in 10 students are meeting the minimum requirement to be eligible for a California public university, fueling worries that the state will have a shortage of college-educated workers. To be eligible for a University of California or California State University campus, high school students need 15 classes with a C or better, ... Read More »

University of California regents debate lifting tuition freeze

University of California Santa Cruz

Facing a budget shortfall of more than a hundred million dollars, the University of California Board of Regents expressed doubts at its bimonthly meeting that it could sustain the current tuition freeze for students. “Obviously, none of us want to increase tuition,” board chairman Bruce D. Varner said. But realistically, “we will need to have increases that make sense” going ... Read More »

Local universities awash in applications

UC San Diego

Record numbers apply to UC San Diego, SDSU and Cal State San Marcos The county’s universities remain a popular choice for prospective freshmen and transfer students, who flood the campuses with ever-increasing numbers of applications each year. Once again, UC San Diego, San Diego State University and California State University San Marcos are boasting record numbers of students seeking admission ... Read More »

US state universities recruit Korean students

State University of New York

The State University of New York (SUNY) and California State University held a briefing about their admissions policies as they relate to the recruitment of Korean students at the COEX in southern Seoul. The session was organized by the Korus Education Institute which provides the Education Abroad program in partnership with American universities. About 200 students and parents attended the ... Read More »

Private colleges boom as California universities falter

California’s public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state’s private colleges and universities. With five years of funding cuts causing stumbles in the state’s public higher education systems, California students are increasingly turning to private institutions, as well as out-of-state schools, to get their degrees. California independent colleges report big ... Read More »

California State University, Online, coming soon

California State University will launch a systemwide online university in 2013 that could eventually expand enrollment by 250,000 students. About 427,000 students are enrolled at Cal State’s 23 campuses. Some students already take courses online or partially online through individual universities. The new system would provide a common site for those courses as well as additional programs officials plan to ... Read More »

US: Public universities expand web education offerings

Budget cutbacks to state universities appear to be speeding ongoing efforts to increase online education as resources shrink and timely access to prerequisite classes becomes more difficult. Whether taking online course material from the comfort of home, or as an enhancement to a traditional class, online learning allows students to take courses that may be harder to find or get ... Read More »

Fewer graduates going to California universities

A new survey shows fewer eligible California high school graduates are enrolling in 4-year state public universities. The Sacramento-based Public Policy Institute of California report shows there have been dramatic declines in the past five years even though demand for higher education has risen. The declines coincide with enrollment reduction practices and soaring tuition rates adopted by the budget-strapped University ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes