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Higher Education

Diana Hicks, Keyboard

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.


Frank P. Doyle Library at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC)

California Community Colleges Name New Chancellor

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



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.


Protesters interrupt a University of California Board of Regents meeting in Sacramento. (CBS)

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.


Sacramento Police in riot gear (CBS)

CHP Releases Dozens Arrested At State Capitol Protest

Nearly all of the 72 people arrested during this week’s protests over funding for higher education at the state Capitol have been released.


Occupy California protesters in Berkeley during a November rally. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

CHP Arrests Protesters In State Capitol After Day Of Education Protests

California Highway Patrol officers arrested dozens of protesters who refused to leave the state Capitol Monday night after repeated warnings, capping off a day of protests over cuts to higher education.


Occupy Oakland Threatened With Eviction

KCBS In Depth: Tuition Hikes, Occupy Movement And The State Budget

An interview with Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom on how local officials are handling the Occupy protests, higher education and the ongoing state budget deficit.


San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

California Colleges Bracing For Deeper Cuts

The state’s revenue projections are not likely to meet expectations, meaning millions more in cuts for higher education.



Bay Area Colleges Take Part In Effort To Reclaim Higher Education

A national effort to take back higher education was launched on Tuesday, marking the 57th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education.


UC Berkeley

Protesters Rally Against Higher Education Cuts In California

Rallies were held statewide to protest Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed budget, which would cut $1.4 billion from higher education.




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