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Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen Addresses Low Four-Year Graduation Rates

Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

Sacramento Sate President Robert Nelsen outlined some eye-catching objectives in his spring address this past week. He wants to improve the university’s low four-year-graduation rate –which is currently 8 percent and create a diversity office in response to students across the nation calling for racial diversity on college campuses.

The new president is also facing a potential faculty strike as negotiations with California Faculty Association and the CSU system remain at an impasse. Needless to say, Nelsen has a lot on his plate as Sac State kicks off its spring semester this week. He joins Insight for a discussion about what needs to be done in the months ahead.

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