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Commission Reports

  • 04-6  Information Collection and Dissemination Program ( 5/2004 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 02-5  The California Postsecondary Education Commission's Public Agenda: Priorities for Action ( 4/2002 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 01-7a  California and Mexico: The Realities and Possibilities For Higher Education ( 11/2001 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 97-1  Coming of [Information] Age in California Higher Education: A Survey of Technology Initiatives and Policy Issues ( 2/1997 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 97-06  California Postsecondary Education Commission Workplan, 1996-2000 (1997 Update) ( 6/1997 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 96-3  Changes in College Participation: Promise or Peril? -- Adding the Interstate Dimension: A Report by the California Postsecondary Education Commission Executive Director Warren H. Fox ( 2/1996 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 95-2  The WICHE Compact: An Assessment of California's Continued Membership in the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education ( 2/1995 ; Supersedes Report 94-3.) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 95-15  Closing the Door . . . Needed Facilities for California's Colleges and Universities: A Report by the California Postsecondary Education Commission Executive Director Warren H. Fox ( 10/1995 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 94-7  Will the "Three Strikes" of (1) Escalating Prison Costs, (2) An Inflexible State Budget, and (3) Frozen State Revenues Strike Down Your Children's College Chances? A Message to Every Californian from Warren Halsey Fox, Executive Director, California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 4/1994 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 94-15  Comments at Public Forums Regarding the Commission's State Postsecondary Review Entity (SPRE) Program and Its Draft Standards, with Staff Responses: A Staff Report to the Commission's Ad Hoc Committee on Federal Programs ( 10/1994 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 93-23  Restabilizing Higher Education: Moderating the Impact on California's College Students and the State's Future from Cutting State Support for Higher Education by $1.4 Billion Over the Past Three Years. Report of the Executive Director of the California Postsecondary Education Commission, December 1993 ( 12/1993 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 92-25  Meeting the Challenge: Preparing for Long-Term Changes in California Higher Education, by Warren H. Fox. Report of the Executive Director to the California Postsecondary Education Commission, August 24, 1992 ( 8/1992 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 91-16  Update on Long-Range Planning Activities: Report of the Executive Director, September 16, 1991 ( 9/1991 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 90-12  The Dynamics of Postsecondary Expansion in the 1990s: Report of the Executive Director, Kenneth B. O'Brien, March 5, 1990 ( 3/1990 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 89-6  Prospects for Accommodating Growth in Postsecondary Education to 2005: Report of the Executive Director to the California Postsecondary Education Commission, January 23, 1989 ( 1/1989 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 88-5  The Appropriations Limit and Education: Report of the Executive Director to the California Postsecondary Education Commission, February 8, 1988 ( 2/1988 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 88-8  Overview of the 1988-89 Governor's Budget for Postsecondary Education in California: Testimony by William H. Pickens, Executive Director, California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 3/1988 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 88-11  Eligibility for Freshman Admission to the University of California: A Statement to the Regents of the University by William H. Pickens, Executive Director, California Postsecondary Education Commission, February 18, 1988 ( 3/1988 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 88-32  A Comprehensive Student Information System, by John G. Harrison: A Report Prepared for the California Postsecondary Education Commission by The Wyndgate Group, Ltd. ( 9/1988 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 87-10  Overview of the 1987-88 Governor's Budget for Postsecondary Education in California, Presented to the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee #1 by William H. Pickens, Executive Director, California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 3/1987 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 87-28  Comments on the Second Draft of the Master Plan for Postsecondary Education, 1987-2002, by William H. Pickens: Executive Director's Report, June 1987 ( 6/1987 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 87-29  Evaluation of the Commission's Office Automation System: A Post-Implementation Evaluation Report to the California State Department of Finance ( 6/1987 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 87-37  Improving Student Performance Reporting, Review and Epilogue: The Final Report of the Commission's Project on Transforming Student Academic Performance Data into Useful Information ( 9/1987 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 87-39  The Infrastructure Needs of California Public Higher Education Through the Year 2000: A Presentation to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee on October 14, 1987, by William H. Pickens, Executive Director, California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 10/1987 ) (Out of print)

  • 87-49  Education Offered via Telecommunications: Trends, Issues, and State-Level Problems in Instructional Technology for Colleges and Universities ( 12/1987 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 86-1  Director's Report, January 1986: Enacted and Vetoed Higher Education Legislation from the 1985-86 Regular Session of the Legislature; Two-Year Bills to be Considered in 1986; 1985 Fiscal Legislation Affecting Higher Education ( 1/1986 ) (Out of print)

  • 86-06  Director's Report, March 1986: Overview of the 1986-87 Governor's Budget for Postsecondary Education in California ( 3/1986 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 86-17  Director's Report, May 1986: Enrollment Trends in California Higher Education, 1980-1985 ( 5/1986 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 85-06  Director's Report, January 1985: The Fall 1983 Enrollment Decline in the California Community Colleges ( 1/1985 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 85-12  Director's Report, February 1985: Similarities and Differences Between Community College Students in 1982-83 and 1983-84: A Follow-Up to the January 1985 Director's Report ( 3/1985 ) (Out of print)

  • 85-14  Director's Report, March 1985: Overview of the 1985-86 Governor's Budget for Postsecondary Education in California ( 3/1985 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 85-22  Director's Report, April 1985: Draft for Discussion: From Ninth Grade Through College: Student Paths Through High School and College in California ( 4/1985 ; Superseded by the December 1985 Director's Report.) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 85-30  Director's Report, July-August, 1985: Appropriations in the 1985-86 State Budget for the Public Segments of Postsecondary Education ( 8/1985 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 85-36  Director's Report, December 1985: From Ninth Grade Through College Graduation: Who Makes It in California Education ( 12/1985 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 85-39  Self-Instruction Computer Laboratories in California's Public Universities: A Report to the Legislature in Response to Supplemental Language in the 1985-86 Budget Act ( 12/1985 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-8  Director's Report, January-February 1984: The 1984-85 Governor's Budget ( 2/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-12  Director's Report, March 1984: California Higher Education, 1973-1983: A Ten-Year Retrospective on Thirty Trends in California's Colleges and Universities ( 3/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-13  Director's Report, April 1984: Overview of the 1984-85 Governor's Budget for Postsecondary Education in California ( 4/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-27  Director's Report, July 1984: Appropriations in the 1984-85 State Budget for the Public Segments of Postsecondary Education ( 7/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-31  Director's Report, September-October 1984: The State's 1984-85 Budget and Public Postsecondary Education: State Legislation; Potential Fiscal Impact on California Postsecondary Education of the November Ballot Propositions ( 10/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-35  Director's Report, December 1984: Task Force on Women and Minority Faculty and Staff in Postsecondary Education; "Turning the Corner? Higher Education Finance for the Rest of the Eighties"; Recommendations of the Study Group on the Conditions of Excellence in American Higher Education; Conclusions of William J. Bennett, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in To Reclaim a Legacy ( 12/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-36  Conclusions and Recommendations of Recent Federal Reports on Postsecondary Education [An offprint from the December 1984 Director's Report] ( 12/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 83-01  Director's Report, January 1983: Preliminary Review of Provisions in the 1983-84 Governor's Budget Regarding Postsecondary Education; Opening Fall 1982 Enrollments in California Colleges and Universities; Current Status of the "Investment in People" Progr ( 1/1983 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 83-07  Director's Report, February 1983: The 1983-84 Governor's Budget ( 2/1983 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 83-18  Director's Report, March-April 1983: Overview of the 1983-84 Governor's Budget for Postsecondary Education in California ( 4/1983 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 83-23  Director's Report, June 1983: Crucial Times: A Statement by Patrick M. Callan; Pending Decisions on the State's Budget for 1983-84 and Their Possible Impact on Public Postsecondary Education; Impact of 1982-83 Budget Constraints on the California Community Colleges: results of a Commission Survey ( 6/1983 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 83-29  Director's Report, July 1983: Appropriations in the 1983-84 State Budget for the Public Segments of Postsecondary Education ( 8/1983 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 83-31  Director's Report, October-November 1983: Testimony to the Assembly Special Committee on the California Community Colleges, October 26, 1983, Patrick M. Callan, Director, California Postsecondary Education Commission; A Prospectus for California Postsecondary Education, 1985-2000 ( 11/1983 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 83-34  Director's Report, December 1983: The State's 1983-84 Budget and Public Postsecondary Education; 1982-83 State Legislation ( 12/1983 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-03  Director's Report, January-February 1982: The 1982-83 Governor's Budget ( 2/1982 ) (Out of print) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-07  Director's Report, March 1982: An Overview of the 1982-83 Governor's Budget as It Affects Postsecondary Education in California ( 3/1982 ) (Out of print) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-0819  Supplement to the Director's Report, March 1982: A Report on Assembly Concurrent Resolution 81; the 1983-84 Federal Budget and Higher Education ( 3/1982 ) (Out of print) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-20  Director's Report, April 1982: Recent Proposals to Reduce Funding for Postsecondary Education in 1982-83; Mandatory Continuing Education in the Health Professions; Conclusions and Recommendations of the Commission on the Higher Education of Minorities ( 4/1982 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-22  Director's Report, May 1982: Overview of the Commission's Recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature in Response to Assembly Concurrent Resolution 81 ( 5/1982 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-25  Director's Report, June-July 1982: Appropriations in the 1982-83 State Budget for the Public Segments of Postsecondary Education; High-Technology and Energy-Related Manpower in the West; Summary of Current Legislation ( 7/1982 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-29  Style Guide: Recommendations for Manuscript Preparation ( 8/1982 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-31  Director's Report, September 1982: The 1982-83 State Budget and the Public Segments of Postsecondary Education ( 9/1982 ) (Out of print) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-35  Director's Report, October 1982: The State's Fiscal Situation for the First Quarter, 1982-83; State Legislation; Recommendations Affecting Higher Education of the California Commission on Industrial Innovation ( 10/1982 ) (Out of print) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-37  Director's Report, December 1982: The State's Fiscal Situation in 1982-83 and Possible Effects on Postsecondary Education ( 12/1982 ) (Out of print) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 81-1B  Director's Report, January 1981: Surveying the Seventies; California Higher Education ( 1/1981 ) (Out of print)

  • 81-5  Director's Report, February 1981: The 1981-82 Governor's Budget; Summary of Current Legislation ( 2/1981 ) (Out of print)

  • 81-6  Director's Report, March 1981: Overview of the 1981-82 Budgets Proposed for the Public Segments of Postsecondary Education ( 3/1981 ) (Out of print)

  • 81-9  Director's Report, April 1981: Science and Engineering Education for the 1980s and Beyond ( 4/1981 ) (Out of print)

  • 81-12  Director's Report, May 1981: State Legislation; Report of the Adult Education Commission ( 5/1981 ) (Out of print)

  • 81-15  Director's Report, June 1981: Summary of a Joint Meeting of Members of the California State Board of Education and the California Postsecondary Education Commission, March 25, 1981 ( 6/1981 ) (Out of print)

  • 81-16  Director's Report, July 1981: Effects of the 1981-82 Budget Act on the Three Public Segments of Postsecondary Education; Summary of Current Legislation ( 7/1981 ) (Out of print)

  • 81-21  Director's Report, October 1981: Summary of the 1981-82 Budget of the State of California; Summary of Current Legislation ( 10/1981 ) (Out of print)

  • 81-24  Director's Report, November 1981: Public Postsecondary Enrollment for Fall 1981; Federal Budget Cuts Affecting Postsecondary Education; Issues in Postsecondary Education of Students with Disabilities ( 11/1981 ) (Out of print)

  • 81-30  Director's Report, December 1981: The State's Fiscal Outlook for 1981-82 and 1982-83; Community College Finance in California: Current Formulas and Major Issues ( 12/1981 ) (Out of print)

  • 80-1  Director's Report, January 1980: Statewide Task Force on School Counseling; Title VII, The Higher Education Facilities Act (HEFA) ( 1/1980 ) (Out of print)

  • 80-3  Director's Report, February 1980: An Overview of State Finance; the Provisions of Proposition 9 ( 2/1980 ) (Out of print)

  • 80-4  Director's Report, March 1980: Overview of Public Postsecondary Education and the Governor's Budget for 1980-81; Issues of Continuing Concern to the Assembly Subcommittee on Education ( 3/1980 ) (Out of print)

  • 80-8  Director's Report, April 1980: Proposition 9; California's Income Tax Initiative of 1980: An Update ( 4/1980 ) (Out of print)

  • 80-10  Director's Report, June 1980: Federal Legislation; Current Legislative Summary ( 6/1980 ) (Out of print)

  • 80-12  Director's Report, July 1980: Evaluation of Student Affirmative Action Outreach Programs; Ensuring Equal Educational Opportunity for Chicanos in California ( 7/1980 ) (Out of print)

  • 80-15  Director's Report, September 1980: The 1980-81 Fiscal Report; Status Report on the 1979-80 Legislative Session ( 9/1980 ) (Out of print)

  • 80-18  Director's Report, October 1980: State Legislation; Federal Legislation ( 10/1980 ) (Out of print)

  • 80-19  Director's Report, November 1980: Major Issues in Community College Finance ( 11/1980 ) (Out of print)

  • 79-1  Director's Report, February 1979: Post Commission on Government Reform; University of California Student Performance Summaries ( 2/1979 ) (Out of print)

  • 79-1B  California Postsecondary Education: Challenges and Constraints. Summary of Testimony to Committees of the California State Legislature by Patrick M. Callan ( 2/1979 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 79-3  Director's Report, March 1979: Commission Publications; Education and Work Proposals ( 3/1979 ) (Out of print)

  • 79-5  Director's Report, April 1979: Joint Segmental Report on Increasing Opportunities for Community College Transfer Students; Legislation ( 4/1979 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 79-7  Director's Report, May 1979: Change in Transfer Admission Requirements to the University of California; Recent Federal Trade Commission Rules Regulating Private Vocational Technical Schools ( 5/1979 ) (Out of print)

  • 79-8  Director's Report, July 1979: 1979-80 Budget; Status of Current Legislation ( 7/1979 ) (Out of print)

  • 79-12  Director's Report, September 1979: Final Report on the 1979-80 Budget Act and AB 8 (1979) for the Public Institutions of Postsecondary Education in California; Budget Overview for 1979-80 ( 9/1979 ) (Out of print)

  • 79-15  Director's Report, October 1979: Mid-Session Summary of Fiscal Legislation Affecting California Postsecondary Education; Mid-Session Summary of Policy Legislation Affecting California Postsecondary Education ( 10/1979 ) (Out of print)

  • 79-16  Director's Report, November 1979: Staff Participation in the Review of Authorized Independent Colleges; Standardized Test Disclosure ( 11/1979 ) (Out of print)

  • 79-17  Director's Report, December 1979: Enhancing the State Role in Lifelong Learning; Statewide Telecommunications Plan ( 12/1979 ) (Out of print)

  • 78-3  State Policy Toward Independent Postsecondary Institutions ( 6/1978 ) (Out of print)

  • 78-4  Director's Report, March 1978: Changes in Commission Membership; Legislative Activities ( 3/1978 ) (Out of print)

  • 78-6  Director's Report, April 1978: Orange County; Legislative Activities ( 4/1978 ) (Out of print)

  • 78-7  Director's Report, May 1978: State Plan Amendment; Capital Outlay Fund for Public Higher Education ( 5/1978 ) (Out of print)

  • 78-8  Director's Report, June 1978: Legislative Activities; Commission Budget ( 6/1978 ) (Out of print)

  • 78-10  Director's Report, July 1978: Title I Technical Assistance Workshops; State Contracts with Independent Institutions ( 7/1978 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 78-11  Director's Report, August 1978: Recent Changes in the 1978-79 State Budget for Public Postsecondary Education; Commission on Government Reform ( 8/1978 ) (Out of print)

  • 78-12  Director's Report, September 1978: Financing California Postsecondary Education after Proposition 13: Some Trends and Issues; Legislation ( 9/1978 ) (Out of print)

  • 78-13  Director's Report, October 1978: Legislation; Legislative Interim Hearings ( 10/1978 ) (Out of print)

  • 78-15  Director's Report, November 1978: Fall 1978 Enrollment Characteristics; Basic Skills: An Examination ( 11/1978 ) (Out of print)

  • 78-16  Director's Report, December 1978: Segmental Responses to the Governor's Letter on Budget Cuts; CSUC Trustees Resolution Regarding Tuition ( 12/1978 ) (Out of print)

  • 77-B  Annual Report, 1977 ( 4/1977 ) (Out of print)

  • 76-8  A Summary of Postsecondary Education Legislation: Another Time, Another Place . . . : Proceedings of the Symposium on Credit for Prior and Experiential Learning, San Francisco, November 5, 1976 ( 12/1976 ) (Out of print)

  • 76-10  The Role of the Commission in California Postsecondary Education: A Declaration of Policy ( 12/1976 ) (Out of print)

  • 76-14  Report on Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education by C. Brice Ratchford ( 1/1977 ) (Out of print)

  • 76-A  Annual Report, 1976 ( 4/1976 ) (Out of print)

  • 75-1  Undergraduate Instructional Equipment Grants ( 10/1975 ) (Out of print)

Other Publications

  • OP/05-1  Policy Recommendations to Strengthen California Higher Education ( 3/2005 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • OP/05-5  Implementing the Commissionís Student Record System -- First Steps ( 6/2005 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • OP/04-1  The Role and Function of the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 4/2004 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

Working Papers

  • WP/06-7  Developments with the Commissionís Longitudinal Student Data System ( 12/2006 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • WP/05-7  The Commissionís Student Data System: A Progress Report ( 12/2005 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

Council Reports

  • 1012  Universities' Coordination Exercised by the University Grants Committee of Great Britain ( 7/1964 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 1013  Annual Report of the Director, 1963 ( 8/1964 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 1004  Report of the Director to the Coordinating Council for Higher Education, 1963 ( 4/1963 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 1000  Scope, Functions, and Procedures for the Coordinating Council for Higher Education ( 5/1962 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

Council Staff Reports

  • 73-1  Annual Report of the Director, Coordinating Council for Higher Education, 1972 ( 1/1972 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 72-1  1971 Annual Report of the Director, Coordinating Council for Higher Education ( 1/1972 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 71-1  Annual Report of the Director, 1970 ( 6/1971 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 70-2  Annual Report of the Director, 1969 ( 2/1970 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 69-3  The Undergraduate Student and His Higher Education: Policies of California Colleges and Universities in the Next Decade ( 3/1969 ; Published as 1034, 3/69.) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 68-6  A Study of the Implications of Changing the Name of the California State Colleges to the California State University ( 3/1968 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 68-12  Proposed Council Budget, 1969-70 ( 7/1968 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 65-1  A Consideration of Issues Affecting California Public Junior Colleges ( 1/1965 ; Published as 1018, 4/65.) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 64-7  First Annual Report of the State Committee on Continuing Education ( 6/1964 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 63-10  A Comparison of Trimester and Four-Quarter Calendars for Year-Round Operation of Public Higher Education in California ( 11/1963 ; Included in 1009, 2/64.) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 63-11  Design of the Council's Study of the Junior Colleges ( 10/1963 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 62-1  Progress Report on the Coordinating Council for Higher Education to the Governor and the 1962 Legislature ( 3/1962 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)


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