La Voz News

De Anza accreditation reaffirmed

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2018

De Anza College’s accreditation was fully reaffirmed for the next seven years, according to an email from President Brian Murphy to faculty. De Anza received a shortened 18 month accreditation on January because the accreditation team listed three compliance requirements and suggested two recommendations,...

Search for new interim president for De Anza is underway

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018

Combined efforts to search for an interim president are underway following President Brian Murphy’s retirement announcement on April 9. Several members of the academic senate, faculty and student body comprise the search committee in charge of selecting and reviewing candidates for the interim position....

Brian Murphy speaks about future of De Anza

Brian Murphy speaks about future of De Anza

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018

After 14 years as president of De Anza College, Brian Murphy leaves confident in the continuing success of De Anza. Murphy said when he first came to De Anza, the school was already well-established. “It had strong leadership; it had superb faculty; it had an excellent district; it had a good...

Brian Murphy: 14 years of student activism

Brian Murphy: 14 years of student activism

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

De Anza College President Brian Murphy will be retiring on June 29 at age 73 because of health issues, but faculty members say the accomplishments of his 14-year-presidency will carry on. The Foothill-De Anza District plans to hire a 1.5-year interim president to handle $7.5 million in planned cutbacks. Murphy...

Assault victim speaks out

Naomi Fuhrmann, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

On the evening of Wed. Jan. 28, a woman De Anza College student was walking near the Planetarium when she noticed a “creepy” man nearby. “I left and I felt like he was following me and I looked back and he actually was following me,” said the student who told La Voz she was the victim of the...