Thursday April 20, 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Track 4: The Impact of the Changing Higher Education Landscape on Institutional Mission
College Promise in California: Institutional and Community Responses to the Demand for a College-Educated Workforce

Escalating college costs and declining state funds are negatively affecting student success. College Promise programs are growing in communities and states to help cover college tuition and fees for eligible students. Presenters will discuss the College Promise movement and strategies to increase career-ready college graduates for California and the nation.

Mary Rauner
Senior Research Associate
James Schuelke
Director of Engagement & Advocacy
The College Promise Campaign
Constance Carroll
San Diego Community College District
Eric Forbes
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Student Support
The California State University