RECENT MEDIA COVERAGE
Top college administrators urge greater support for higher education plan
San Jose Mercury News (Dec. 7, 2009)
"Master Plan for Higher Education" is not broken — in fact, nations
such as China and Singapore are trying to replicate it. But it is in
peril because of inadequate funding, college administrators testified
Monday morning in Sacramento. See text of President Brian Murphy's testimony.
At Transfer Time, Thousands of California Students Hit a Dead End
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Oct. 5, 2009)
Parent, a star student who was nonetheless denied a transfer to San
Jose State U., found a spot at the U. of California at Santa Cruz.
The Last Stop
Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 23, 2009)
This week, many students in the San Francisco Bay Area who have either
been priced or blocked out of other institutions have their hopes
pinned on Foothill and De Anza Colleges, two of the last community
colleges in California to finalize their enrollment and start classes.
8,438 De Anza Students Can't Get Needed Classes
San Jose Mercury News (Sept. 21, 2009)
School started Monday at
Cupertino's De Anza College — but not for the 8,438 students who
couldn't get classes due to excess demand.
Foothill President Judy Miner watches as Brian Murphy speaks at the Martha Kanter Goes to Washington event last June.
President Murphy works alongside artist Kathleen Crocetti during installation of Counting Lives Lost. See more