California and the Future of Public Higher Education

Simon Marginson

Abstract


The California Master Plan for Higher Education, which combined high quality research universities with access-based community colleges in a system differentiated by institutional mission, has been influential worldwide. But in a low tax state, the access element of the Plan has now hit the wall.


Keywords


California; Master Plan; system differentiation; access; Berkeley.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2015.82.8872

 

 

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