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Cal State trustees raise scenario of transfer-only university system
Cal State trustees raise scenario of transfer-only university system

Could California State University one day limit enrollment to transfers, admitting burgeoning numbers of community college students but turning away new freshmen? The idea sounds far-fetched, but that scenario was raised Tuesday by trustees who cautioned that insufficient state funding could radically reduce the mission of the nation's largest university system. The warning came during a discussion of the preliminary 2015-16 budget, which predicted growing demand for the 23-campus system. The Cal State system drew a record 761,000 applications for the fall 2014 term. Much of that demand, officials said, is likely to come from community college transfers for two reasons:...

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