Gov. Brown pushes online-only community college

G■ Mikhail Zinshteyn / Contributed ov. Jerry Brown voiced strong support during his State of the State message Jan. 25 for a new online-only community college saying it wouldn’t detract from existing colleges, but it apparently failed to win over a key faculty critic. “There are many concerns,” about the online community college, said Jonathan Lightman, executive director of the 11,000-member Faculty Association of California Community Colleges. “There is interest in the faculty to try to reach out to students in the age demographic and beyond,” Lightman told EdSource. “Whether this is the right way to do it is a question.” Lightman said the faculty group prefers using some or all

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