Gov. Jerry Brown signed two bills Wednesday intended to help students graduate from California public colleges and universities in four years.
One bill would create programs at Cal State campuses to give students extra support from academic advisers and priority registration in classes. Students in the programs would need to take a minimum number of credits and maintain a qualifying GPA.
"Many students at the CSU want to finish in four years, but they need help in charting the path," state Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda), the bill's author, said in a statement. "This bill directs resources to students who likely need the most help and will boost their chances of getting a bachelor's degree in four years."