University of California
The Year Ahead in Higher Education Hans Johnson January 13 2021 Last year brought historic disruptions to California’s colleges and universities. In 2021, how can policymakers and higher education officials draw on lessons learned during the pandemic while building on progress that was underway prior to COVID-19?
Will This Recession Deepen California’s Economic Divide? Sarah Bohn, Dean Bonner, Vicki Hsieh, Julien Lafortune, Tess Thorman December 7 2020 The current downturn is having a disproportionate impact on low-income Californians and communities of color. Deliberate policy action can help create an equitable recovery and broaden long-term economic opportunity.
Testimony: Getting to Graduation on Time at California State University Jacob Jackson November 19 2020 PPIC’s Jacob Jackson testified before the Select Committee on Student Success on increasing the share of CSU students who graduate in four years by encouraging them to take full course loads early in college.
Testimony: Increasing Community College Transfers Hans Johnson November 18 2020 In testimony for the Regents of the University of California, PPIC’s Hans Johnson discusses progress in increasing community college transfers and ways to further improve the transfer pathway.
Video: Higher Education and Economic Opportunity in California Mary Severance November 12 2020 An expert panel discusses a new PPIC report on the various economic benefits of a college degree and how California might expand access and completion.