Op-ed: America's college promise can be honored
America has been investing in public higher education since President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act of 1862 into law, an act that would forever change the course of postsecondary learning. And from the time that Joliet Junior College became the first public community college to open its doors more than a century ago, community colleges have played a vital role in training our nation's workforce and building our nation's economy.
Changes in store for San Diego Community College District
"Improved state funding has made it possible for us to implement our plans to increase the number of class sections, to add more faculty positions and support services for students, to purchase state-of-the-art instructional equipment, and many other benefits."
Women's Hall of Fame Inductee 2013
2013 Women's Hall of Fame inductee, Dr. Constance Carroll is a trailblazer as the first woman to become Chancellor of the San Diego Community College District. She led the successful statewide effort to provide equitable funding for community colleges and is an activist in improving educational opportunities for women, minorities, and disadvantaged students.