Royce Hall towers over the UCLA campus in Westwood on August 7, 2013. Gov. Jerry Brown contends that it’s time for California’s higher education to modernize, becoming thriftier, more efficient through technology and more integrated. He wants colleges to be judged and be financed by how quickly and efficiently they produce graduates.
Royce Hall towers over the UCLA campus in Westwood on August 7, 2013. Gov. Jerry Brown contends that it’s time for California’s higher education to modernize, becoming thriftier, more efficient through technology and more integrated. He wants colleges to be judged and be financed by how quickly and efficiently they produce graduates. Genaro Molina MCT
Royce Hall towers over the UCLA campus in Westwood on August 7, 2013. Gov. Jerry Brown contends that it’s time for California’s higher education to modernize, becoming thriftier, more efficient through technology and more integrated. He wants colleges to be judged and be financed by how quickly and efficiently they produce graduates. Genaro Molina MCT
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Opinion: Brown aims for reform of colleges

January 26, 2015 03:41 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.