Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 08/30/2012 - 8:05pm
Nearly a half million students have been shut out of California community colleges since 2008 - a 17 percent drop in enrollment - as budget cuts have forced schools to limit the number of courses they can offer, a new survey of the campuses shows.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 08/28/2012 - 11:44pm
In the ongoing debate over whether universities and colleges in Southern Nevada are getting short shrift at budget time comes this question: Who can be trusted to come up with a fair and equitable funding formula, a consultant hired by the chancellor or one retained by the Legislature?
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 08/27/2012 - 7:12pm
The L.A. Community College District had imposed a moratorium to examine whether campuses had sufficient funding to support a planned 60% increase in new facilities, particularly in light of severe state cuts.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 08/26/2012 - 6:22pm
Despite years of cuts in state funding, UC Berkeley is at the top of its game - ranked among the best universities in the world, glowing with research, and expanding options for undergraduates - all thanks to more private money, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau said Thursday as classes resumed for nearly 36,000 students.