California plans super-institution

October 11, 1996

California will not participate in the Western Governors' University planned by a consortium of states. It will develop plans for a super-institution using the Internet and other emerging technologies to deliver college-level education to the state, national and international markets.

Governor Pete Wilson emphasised the need for a spirit of friendly competition in his letter to Edward Schafer, governor of North Dakota and chair of the 18-state Western Governors' Association.

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