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By Joyce M. Kennedy

this can be the tale of desire and depression, heartache and triumph, instructed by means of an insider who was once in detail all in favour of the quarter-century fight to set up a country college in Ventura, CA.
Imagine an unknown girl without designated credentials, and from one other state, rallying neighborhood voters, destiny scholars, neighborhood politicians, the inside track media, chambers of trade, and diverse humans of imaginative and prescient, to upward thrust to the decision of the prior and the promise of the longer term, and to band jointly to set up a public college for the higher solid. while she begun, Joyce M. Kennedy had no concept it'll take a Sisyphean fight in a beautiful California urban to attempt to set up a public university.

This is a narrative that needed to be instructed - a real tale of clear-versus-clouded visions, hidden agendas, egos, politics, strength struggles, threats of closure, myopia, and the ups and downs of 1 / 4 century fight. it's a tale of heartbreak, but additionally of final vindication and triumph, the construction of a brand new college in Camarillo, California—CSU Channel Islands, the quickest becoming college within the usa and now a "center of sunshine, liberty and studying" as Disraeli may have defined it. Conflict of Visions tells the unvarnished tale of its birthing.

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