February 9, 2005

Campus, Los Rios sign agreement

Officials from Sacramento State and the Los Rios Community College District have signed a formal agreement to jointly develop new initiatives.

President Alexander Gonzalez and Los Rios Chancellor Brice Harris signed a Memorandum of Understanding Feb. 2 formalizing the ongoing close relationship between the University and the Los Rios District, which includes American River College, Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College and Sacramento City College. Under the new agreement, representatives from the various institutions will agree to meet regularly to discuss various efforts to improve student success and develop new academic initiatives.

Among the efforts currently under consideration, and mentioned in the MOU, are shared use of facilities, a culinary arts/management program, a higher education leadership development program, and an annual joint review of how best to meet the region’s workforce needs.

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