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Cal State chancellor sets goals for improved graduation rates
Cal State chancellor sets goals for improved graduation rates

California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White on Tuesday announced an aggressive plan to substantially increase graduation rates over the next decade while again calling for more state funding to help achieve those goals. In a "state of the university" address to the board of trustees, White outlined an ambitious agenda to increase six-year and four-year graduation rates for freshmen, and two- and four-year rates for transfer students. The nation's largest university system could produce an additional 100,000 bachelor's-degree holders by 2025 if it reaches its targets, White said. The plan follows projections by the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of...

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