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UC President Janet Napolitano praises Obama’s college ranking system, makes recommendations

After President Barack Obama announced his plan for a new college ranking system, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday a set of recommendations to help direct the program’s implementation. Obama’s plan, revealed in December, proposes comparisons between schools on factors such as graduation rates, student debt and post-graduate financial security. With
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Cal football graduation rate falls to 54 percent

The graduation success rate of Cal football players over a four-year period has dropped 11 points to 54 percent, the second-lowest rate in the Pac-12, according to figures from the NCAA 2011 Graduation Success Rate Report. The figure ranks Cal 111th among 120 Football Bowl Subdivision schools. Only Arizona, at
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