March 12, 2008, 5:00 pm
The Bronfman Center, 2nd Floor Main Room
7 East 10th Street
The Power of Policy Ideas: Are the California Community Colleges Really Affordable? If Not, What Can This Strapped State Do About It?
William Zumeta is Professor of Public Affairs and Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Washington, and a Senior Fellow at the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education. He has written and published widely in the fields of higher education finance and accountability, state policy and public and private higher education, and public policies related to human resources for science. Recent publications include California Community Colleges: Making them Stronger and More Affordable (2007); State Higher Education Financing: Demand Imperatives Meet Structural, Cyclical, and Political Constraints (2004); and Accountability and the Private Sector: State and Federal Perspectives (2004).