About the Program
A proposed expansion of the University of California’s admission requirements in science could improve the college readiness of the state’s high school graduates. But it might reduce eligibility, especially among underrepresented and disadvantaged groups. Niu Gao will provide an overview of this and other eligibility issues and Julien Lafortune will moderate a panel discussion about how UC eligibility should be determined.
This event is supported with funding from the Sutton Family Fund.
11:45 a.m. Registration and lunch
12:05 p.m. Welcome
Deborah Gonzalez, vice president of government affairs and chief data officer, PPIC
12:10 p.m. Presentation
Niu Gao, research fellow, PPIC
12:20 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Julien Lafortune, research fellow, PPIC
Yvette Gullatt, vice provost of diversity and engagement, University of California Office of the President
Varsha Sarveshwar, president, University of California Student Association
Blain Watson, principal, Dominguez High School, Compton Unified School District
1:00 p.m. Audience Q&A
1:30 p.m. Adjourn