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How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection Process

According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.

09/15/2014

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STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is Crucial

Women make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.

08/27/2014

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KCBS In Depth: The Challenges For UC Berkeley’s Chancellor

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, who began his job as the university’s leader last November, not only has to deal issues with academics but also safety, diversity and social justice in an environment where money for higher education is still not as forthcoming as state educators would prefer.

06/09/2014

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

Protesters Seek New UC President’s Ouster Over Immigration Stand

University of California President Janet Napolitano’s first regents’ meeting as head of the system drew about 100 protesters in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding she be removed from the post.

11/12/2013

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Professor Offers Advice On A Career In Higher Education In The Bay Area

While competition can be fierce among open teaching positions, an educator can play an important role for countless numbers of students.

10/07/2013

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Despite Budget Increase, CSU Sees Nearly $250 Million Funding Gap

California State University officials say they need nearly $250 million more in state funding for the next academic year than Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget calls for.

01/22/2013

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Phil Matier: Governor Brown Looks To Bring More Courses Online

The governor is ultimately looking to make the university system a more efficient one, keeping costs down while also getting students out in a timely fashion.

01/16/2013

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California Community Colleges Name New Chancellor

California Community Colleges names new chancellor to head nation’s largest higher ed system.

09/27/2012

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KCBS In Depth: The State Of Higher Education

An interview with Dr. Robert Corrigan, the outgoing president at San Francisco State University on the state of higher education in California.

06/03/2012

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Protesters Disrupt UC Regents Meeting In Sacramento

Protesters have disrupted a University of California board meeting where officials are discussing a tuition increase to help close its budget shortfall.

05/16/2012

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