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Chancellor's Statement on Appointment to Governor's Council on Post-Secondary Education





​​​​​​The following statement can be attributed to CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White:

“I am honored to be named to the Governor's Council on Post-Secondary Education and welcome the opportunity to work with my colleagues as we bring together all segments of higher education to best support the needs of California's increasingly diverse student population.

“Whether it is through ensuring authentic and affordable access to California's institutions of higher learning, exploring innovative strategies for promoting degree attainment, facilitating students' transition to postsecondary education or making sure that the knowledge and skills provided align with the state's current and future workforce needs, I have every confidence that the council's work will lead to a brighter future for the state – one that is available to all Californians." 

CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White has been appointed by California Governor Gavin Newsom to the Governor's Council for Post-Secondary Education. The Council will serve as an independent consultative resource to the governor around the economic and social impact of higher education in the state. Additionally, it will examine issues relating to future capacity, enrollment planning, community college transfers, general education and coordination at the state and regional levels, and make recommendations to the governor for action.

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