A Public Higher Education System Built to Last

As a member of the University of California Board of Regents and California State University Board of Trustees, the Lieutenant Governor has voted against every tuition increase and is working hard to ensure an affordable, accessible and high quality system of public higher education.

A consistent voice on the need to reimagine public higher education, Newsom authored the Report on the State of Higher Education in California, calling for a new direction that puts the state on track to educate and train a greater number of residents with higher levels of knowledge and skills.

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STATEMENT: Lt. Governor Newsom on Tuition Decision by the University of California

STATEMENT: Lt. Governor Newsom on CSU's Announcement to Forgo Tuition Hikes for Next Year

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom calls on California County Superintendents to support public school students in the National School Walkout

National School Walkout: Newsom calls on California colleges and universities to support students in gun violence protest

Tuition Fees: Newsom statement ahead of University of California vote

STATEMENT: Lt. Governor Newsom on UC Regents' DACA lawsuit

Lt. Governor Newsom calls for reversal of Tuition Hikes in light of hidden UC funds

Statement on Free Speech at the University of California

Lt. Governor Newsom Votes Against UC Tuition Hike

Lt. Governor Newsom Outlines Zero-Tolerance Plan of Action to Counter Spike in Racism and Bullying at California Schools

Lt. Governor Newsom, Students Move to Safeguard Immigrant Students from Trump Deportation Threat

Lt. Governor Newsom on the Appointment of New California Community Colleges Chancellor

Statement on Tentative CSU Contract Agreement

Statement on the University of California's Threat to Increase Tuition Fees

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Committee for Economic Development Release Report on the State of Higher Education in California

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's statement on the Governor's budget proposal

Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom Sends Letter to Joint Legislative Budget Committee Requesting Rejection of Proposed Changes to Cal Grants and Loan Assumption Programs

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom's Statement on Speaker Perez' Landmark Proposal to Make College More Accessible and Affordable

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom Sends Letter to CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed and Chairman Herb Carter Requesting to Place Support Budget and Tuition Increases Back on Agenda

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom Calls for Open Meeting on CSU Budget and Fee Increase

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom's Statement on California State University's Proposed Budget

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom's Statement on Additional Budget Cuts to Higher Education

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