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 Cosumnes River College 

Name: Cosumnes River College
President: Deborah J. Travis
City: Sacramento
State: CA
Type: Public
Campus Setting: Large City, Urban
Year Established: 1970

Governing Board Website 

Cosumnes River College 
Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2010 IPEDS Data

2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total: 15,180
Part Time: 73.2%
Full Time: 26.8%

Male: 43.3%
Female: 56.7%

African American: 13.0%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 26.2%
Hispanic: 19.7%
Native American: 0.5%
White: 24.3%
Other: 16.4%

Cosumnes River College President

Deborah J. Travis

Robert Jones     
Board Chair     

Quote from the President

"Cosumnes River College (CRC) achieves its mission through strategic educational and financial planning with student access and success at the forefront of its efforts. Since its inception 40 years ago, CRC has been committed to engaging and inspiring our students through educational experiences with a personal touch. We are proud of our exemplary academic history and the progress we continue to make in serving our students and the surrounding community."

Interesting Facts

  • In Fall 2008, a group of faculty formed a sustainability committee to focus efforts on reducing our campus environmental footprint. The committee included 17 faculty members (from 11 different disciplines), two classified staff members, and five students.
  • Many of CRC’s faculty are prominent in their fields. Professor Kurt Erickson's music has been commissioned and performed by a wide range of chamber ensembles, orchestras, choruses, sacred music institutions, ballet companies, and colleges and universities. Recent compositional highlights include a 45-minute ballet commission from San Francisco Opera Ballet Master Lawrence Pech.
  • Former CRC student and recent UC Berkeley graduate Irene Kucherova received the Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize for her project, "Enhancement Pilot Program for Orphanage 1 in Kherson, Ukraine." Kucherova was an architecture student at CRC who transferred to UC Berkeley in fall 2008. The Stronach Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and the public good. It is one of the highest honors that UC Berkeley bestows on a graduating senior.
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