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CSU Chancellor Announces He'll Retire Next Year

The California State University
| Timothy P. White instituted ambitious reforms as leader of the 23-campus system, but faculty say he often failed to include them in decision-making.

Colleges Emphasize Practical Approach To Statistics Classes

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Introductory statistics classes are increasingly shifting towards real-world applications before teaching the vexing formulas that trip up many students.

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Ex-Prisoners Find Support In Unique CS Fullerton Program

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Officials say a low-cost, off-campus house for enrolled students at Cal State Fullerton who’ve served time in prison is the only one of its kind in the nation.

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California College Students Can Profit From Endorsements

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Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that will allow college athletes in California to profit from the use of their name, image or likeness.

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How Cal State Reformed Its 'Remedial' Programs

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The system eliminated the "remedial" label and adopted the view that students can do college-level work if they’re taught by engaging professors.

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UC President Janet Napolitano To Step Down Next Year

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Napolitano told the UC regents that it's time to hand over the reins after six years leading the prestigious, 10-campus public university system.

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Cal State Holds Public Forum On Proposed Admissions Changes

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A plan to add a year of high school math or math skills to the admissions requirement would disproportionately impact students of color, opponents argued.

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Revised Math Program Reduces Failure Rate At Cal State

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First-year students used to be dropped from the rolls for failing remedial math, but a new program allows students who don't pass math to try again.

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