California Governor Gavin Newsom and Six Legislators Recognized for Outstanding Leadership in Supporting College Access and Student Success

January 21st, 2022
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Amber Roman
Director of Strategic Communications

On January 19, 2022, the Campaign for College Opportunity hosted its 2021 Legislative Dean’s List Reception in a virtual ceremony to honor seven California legislative leaders for their fundamental roles in pursuing student-centered policies that advance college opportunity, college affordability, student success, racial equity and institutional coordination.

The Campaign recognized the following legislative leaders:
• California Governor Gavin Newsom – Distinction in Higher Education Vision & Investment, recognizing his critical leadership to pass an unprecedented $47 billion higher education package in the 2021-22 State Budget agreement. We commend his visionary leadership on strengthening community college transfer, expanding state financial aid and more.