MEDIA STATEMENT

April 27, 2015

Contact: Paige Marlatt Dorr
Office: 916.327.5356
Cell: 916.601.8005
Office email: pdorr@cccco.edu

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office statement on the closure of Corinthian Colleges

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office issued the following statement on the closure of Corinthian Colleges:

“The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, in conjunction with other state and federal agencies, is working to assist students who have been affected by the recent regulatory actions involving Corinthian Colleges. Our 112 colleges, which serve 2.1 million students, are ready to help students who wish to pursue their educational goals at community college. Students can find resources on financial aid, enrollment, student performance outcomes and career orientation at http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/ as well as at the following link at the California Department of Justice website: www.oag.ca.gov/Corinthian.”

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation composed of 72 districts and 112 colleges serving 2.1 million students per year. Community colleges supply workforce training, basic skills education and prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions. The Chancellor’s Office provides leadership, advocacy and support under the direction of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. For more information about the community colleges, please visit http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/, https://www.facebook.com/CACommColleges, or https://twitter.com/CalCommColleges.

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