Alert | 2015 May Budget Revise

May 14th, 2015

Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget proposal is good for higher education. It provides multi-year financial stability to our public higher education systems and increases funding by $2.9 billion over the 2014-15 budget while making student success a top priority.

We applaud the Governor for funding to support student equity plans at community colleges, a focus on creating a simplified transfer pathway to the University of California (UC) from community colleges modeled after the California State University’s (CSU) associate degree for transfer pathway, and acknowledgement that improving time to degree can open up much needed space at our colleges and universities.

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