Tuesday, December 11, 2018
The RP Group
News, Facts, and Media
  • Dr. Matthew Wetstein Recommended for Cabrillo College Presidency
    Times Publishing Group Article December 15, 2017 Matthew Westein, RP Group President from 2014-2016 will be “the next President/Superintendent of Cabrillo College, with a projected start date of February 1, 2018.”

  • “Multiple Paths Forward” cites RP Group, Published in EdSource Newsletter
    EdSource Newsletter Spring 2018 RP Group cited in WestEd Report “Multiple Paths Forward,” which was shared in EdSource email updates, daily for a period of more than 30 days in Spring 2018.

  • New bill removes remedial classes by 2018
    The Connection Article December 4, 2017 MMAP, led by RP Group and Educational Results Partnerships’ Cal-PASS Plus system, is used by Cosumnes River College to determine “how high school transcripts can be used to determine college competency.”

  • More Than $5.7 Million in Grants Awarded to CSUF During Last Three Months of 2016
    California State Fullerton News Service
    January 4, 2017
    Director of the Social Science Research Center at Cal State Fullerton, Laura Gil-Trejo, received “$32,676 from the RP Group for the ‘Joyce Foundation Academy for College...

  • Four Finalists Announced for Lake Tahoe Community College President Job
    South Tahoe Now November 9, 2016 In this article, former RP Group board member, Matt Wetstein, is one of “four finalists for the position of Lake Tahoe Community College's Superintendent/President.”

  • Easy Change Could Improve College Racial Equity
    San Diego Union Tribune July 27, 2016 The article states that the process for assessing which students get to take college-level courses or remedial courses aids in the racial inequity within California Community Colleges. RP Group President,...

  • Community Colleges Sending Too Many into Remedial Math
    San Francisco Chronicle May 29, 2015 The article states that California Community Colleges’ placement tests have unfairly placed students in remedial courses. The RP Group is referenced as estimating that “each year, nearly 50,000 students who...

  • Reworking Remedial Education
    EdSource November 11, 2014 The RP Group’s 2014 report, Curricular Redesign and Gatekeeper Completion: A Multi-College Evaluation of the California Acceleration Project, was referenced in an EdSource article about restructuring the approach to...

  • CLU Professor Receives Fulbright
    al Lutheran News May 27, 2014 Out of 1,100 candidates, RP Group senior researcher Diane Rodriguez-Kiino “received a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach at the University of Tokyo and Tsuda College in Japan during the 2014-2015 academic year.” She...

  • Public Campuses Mimic Private University Experience
    San Francisco Gate June 24, 2012 Metro Academies Initiative is a program that provides students in public colleges with a private university experience for a small additional cost to each school. Researchers Jane Wellman, a college cost expert,...

  • Kern Community College District
    Spring 2018 RP Group work referenced in relation to KCCD committee Academic Senate Spring Session Resolutions item: Reduce Course Enrollment Maximums as Needed to Satisfy New State Directives.

  • Riverside Community College District
    2018 Guided Pathways report has been included on the district’s Strategic Communications Workforce report list.

  • Modesto Junior College — New Student Day 2018
    2018 Modesto Junior College integrates “the RP Group research findings related to the Six Success Factors of Student Achievement” to partner with their students and help them succeed.

  • De Anza College — Mission and Values
    With information from the RP Group’s Student Support (Re)defined report, De Anza College provides support for their students to have direction, stay focused, feel nurtured, be engaged, feel connected, and feel valued.

  • Reedley College
    2017 To determine how to best serve students, Reedley hired the RP Group to conduct focus groups with students.

  • Norco College
    2015 Norco College used Completion by Design’s “Loss and Momentum Framework,” and the RP Group’s work that “focuses on six success factors that contribute to student achievement” to prepare its Equity Plan.