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California State University, Long Beach

National Invited Presentations & Addresses

Little Hoover Commission, State of California, Sacramento (October 23, 2012). Invited state testimony by F. King Alexander. "Public Hearing on Higher Education: The Long Beach College Promise."

President's Symposium California State University, Fullerton (February 22, 2012). Invited keynote presentation by F. King Alexander. "The American Higher Education Mess: Appraising the Future, Understanding the Costs, and Envisioning the New Normal in Higher Education."

F. King Alexander Meeting with president Barack Obama

Special invited advisement with President Barack Obama and Secretary Arnie Duncan on the issue of rising college costs.
White House, West Wing, Roosevelt Room
(December 5, 2011).

Rayburn House Office Building, Washington D.C. (August 28, 2011). Invited Congressional Briefing to U. S. Senate and House education staff on a featured report by the Education Trust, "Priced Out: How the Wrong Financial Aid Policies hurt Low Income Students." Five college and university leaders were selected to provide a congressional briefing for over 60 US Senate and House education staffers and budget officers.

University of California, Berkeley, Travers Conference on Ethics and Accountability (March 31, 2011). Invited keynote presentation by F. King Alexander, "Financing California: Strategies for Fiscal Housekeeping." University of California Television UCTV.

State of California Joint Committee on the Master Plan for Higher Education (February 17, 2010). Invited testimony on college costs and financial aid. "Affordability and Financial Aid: What Kind of California Do We Want?" (Download PowerPoint Presentation)

San Francisco, California, Coro Center for Civic Leadership (April 23, 2010). Invited keynote presentation by California State University, Long Beach, President F. King Alexander and University of California, Berkeley, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, "Public Higher Education in California: Can it survive and thrive in the 21st Century."

United States Congress, U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and Labor, Washington D.C. (November 1, 2007). Invited Congressional Testimony representing public higher education by F. King Alexander. Hearing on "Barriers to Equal Educational Opportunities: Addressing the Rising Costs of a College Education."

CongresswebTranscript from Congressional Hearing

United States Congress, House Education and Workforce Committee, Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness, Washington D.C. (September 23, 2003). Invited Congressional Testimony representing public colleges and universities by F. King Alexander. Hearing on "The College Cost Crisis Report: Are Institutions Accountable Enough to Students and Parents."