June 21, 2011
Robert Shireman Helps Start Group to Improve California Colleges
Robert M. Shireman, a former top Education Department official, is helping to start a group to promote major changes in higher education in California.
The San Francisco-based group, California Competes, seeks to promote public support for higher education, rethink the roles of public and private colleges, and help the state produce more graduates in high-demand fields. It formed a bipartisan council composed of business