Ashley A. SmithReporter, EdSource
Ashley A. Smith covers higher education and other student success reforms for EdSource. She joined the publication in July 2019 after covering community colleges, for-profit schools and non-traditional students for Inside Higher Ed, in Washington D.C. Her work has appeared in the Fort Myers News-Press, the Marshfield News-Herald, The Flint Journal, USA Today and the Detroit Free Press. Ashley grew up in Detroit and is a 2008 graduate of Michigan State University. In 2020, Ashley was selected to join the first class of journalists in the ECMC Foundation Higher Education Media Fellowship at the Institute for Citizens & Scholars, to report on career and technical education.
CSU makes public new harassment and abuse cases involving managers at six campuses in California in response to an EdSource records request.
In wake of Castro resignation, Cal State launches investigations of system's handling of sexual harassment complaintsAfter former CSU Chancellor Joseph I. Castro’s mismanagement of sexual harassment allegations at Fresno State University, the CSU board of trustees is assessing its Title IX practices, executive separation agreements and more.
Cal Poly SLO faculty members don't want former system Chancellor Joseph Castro on campus.