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Top college administrators urge greater support for higher education plan

San Jose Mercury News (Dec. 7, 2009)
California's 50-year-old "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)

Jake 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.



Judy Miner and Brian Murphy

Foothill President Judy Miner watches as Brian Murphy speaks at the Martha Kanter Goes to Washington event last June. 


Brian Murphy ad Kathleen Crocetti working on a sculpture project

President Murphy works alongside artist Kathleen Crocetti during installation of Counting Lives Lost. See more



California Budget Crisis Impacts Community College Students


Office of the President
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Contact: Brian Murphy
Phone: 408.864.8705

Last Updated: 12/22/09