La Voz News

De Anza football gets another chance

Christian Trujano and Brenna White

November 12, 2018


Filed under News

Football was given two weeks for the dean of athletics to come up with a plan to make more cuts in the program, said Lorrie Ranck, co-chair of the Instructional Planning and Budget Team. College Council decided at the Nov. 1 meeting to accept the IPBT plan to eliminate the football and water polo p...

Playoff bound De Anza football team may be doomed

Playoff bound De Anza football team may be doomed

Christian Trujano, My Do, and Tyson Tsoi

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Ticker Box

Two weeks after impassioned pleas to keep De Anza’s football program because of the diverse students it serves, the committee charged with making cuts voted against the team. The football team is heading to the playoffs but will likely be their last. “We have to look at success rates and dispr...

The pressure is on for IPBT to meet their large deficit in less than a week

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2018


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The Instructional Planning and Budget Team need to finalize recommend cuts for an estimated $2.35 million budget deficit to college council by Nov. 1. With little time remaining to deal with such a large deficit, interim president Christina Espinoza-Pieb emphasized the deadline, which is approaching ...

Women’s water polo, wildlife science technician recommended for elimination

Women’s water polo, wildlife science technician recommended for elimination

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The women’s water polo team and wildlife science technician program at De Anza have been approved for elimination by the Instructional Planning and Budget team during last week's meeting on Oct. 16 after a report from the viability committee. These recommendations were sent to IPBT from the viability committe...

Budget cuts to custodial positions may reduce De Anza’s cleanliness

Simone Clay, Staff Reporter

July 7, 2018


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De Anza College will lose custodial and grounds positions affecting overall cleanliness on campus, according to members of the Administrative Services Planning and Budget Team. The APPA-U is the body charged with assessing campus cleanliness. De Anza's campus is currently at an APPA-U level of four...

IPBT will look at layoffs for future decisions, program cuts to also carry over in fall

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

June 28, 2018


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Plans determining which De Anza College programs will be referred for Viability studies will continue into fall. The De Anza Instructional Planning Budget Team did not reach its goal cutting the $4.6 million this quarter, leaving $2.4 million left to cut, the team decided at a June 19 meeting. Two...

De Anza Budget Crisis: music

June 28, 2018


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De Anza College’s music department is one of 21 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. An increase of the district budget deficit to $17.6 million from $10 million, including an instructional budget reduction...

Tennis, paralegal studies, massage therapy face ax

Tennis, paralegal studies, massage therapy face ax

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The De Anza College administrative Viability Advisory Team recommended elimination for men’s and women’s tennis teams, paralegal studies and massage therapy during the June 5 Instruction Planning and Budget Team meeting. The music department’s associate of arts degree was also recommended for elimination. Programs...

Lifetime Fitness and Wellness Center sent to viability review

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2018


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De Anza’s Instructional Planning and Budget Team voted to send the Lifetime Fitness and Wellness Center community education program for viability review on May 22 and voted to request hiring an additional chemistry instructor to meet student demand. The Wellness Center sells memberships to students...

Editorial: De Anza must engage in budget decisions

La Voz Editorial Board

June 4, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

De Anza students, staff and faculty: Be engaged and informed in the college and Foothill-De Anza District’s decisions on upcoming budget cuts. If you are not involved, the powers that be will not act in your best interest. At De Anza, programs under review for cuts are wildlife science tech, dan...