Robert B. Marks, professor emeritus at Whittier College, will talk on March 9 about China’s environmental challenges brought on by its rapid economic growth, and Perry Link, Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese at UC Riverside, will discuss on March 11 why many Chinese dissidents back former President Donald Trump.
The grant from the James Irvine Foundation supports the GIA’s organizational capacity, building and sustainability. The GIA’s mission is to improve the long-term economic outlook of the region through improving educational attainment rates.
The conference, “Breaking the Mold: Anticipating the Challenges of Local Education,” will be held in Riverside through Thursday, Oct. 19.
The CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation, in partnership with Growing Inland Achievement (GIA), recently secured two 24-month grants, totaling $1.1 million, from College Futures Foundation and The James Irvine Foundation.
“The New Normal” will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Cal State San Bernardino’s John M. Pfau Library, room PL-5005.