CA community colleges may offer bachelor’s degrees

by E Wayne Ross on December 23, 2009

Contra Costa Times: Community colleges may offer bachelor’s degrees

With tens of thousands being turned away from state universities, California lawmakers likely will consider granting community colleges the right to offer a limited number of bachelor’s degrees.
The shift, which has occurred in 17 other states in the past decade or so, would represent a major philosophical change in California, where the three state higher-education systems have clearly defined roles.