Pilot State Facilitator
Debra David is project director of the “Give Students a Compass” initiative, based in the California State University Office of the Chancellor. Part of a national Association of American Colleges and Universities initiative, the project seeks to infuse high-impact practices like learning communities, undergraduate research, and service-learning in the statewide general education transfer curriculum. She previously served as associate dean of undergraduate studies, director of the Center for Community Learning and Leadership, and professor of health science at San Jose State University. She earned a B.A. in social science from Michigan State University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley.
Phase I Participating Institutions