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De Anza athletics budget clipped by DASB senate

De Anza athletics budget clipped by DASB senate

Tyson Tsoi and Thomas Anthony

February 21, 2019

All De Anza athletics teams will experience cuts in their conference and travel expenses during the 2019- 2020 school year, after the DASB senate voted to allocate only $55,000 for the athletic department. The amount is about a $24,300 decrease from last year’s budget. The athletic department requested ...

Severe budget cut recommendations for various De Anza College programs

Julia Kolman, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Student senators announced the 2019-2020 budget recommendations during the Jan. 30 DASB meeting. Carolyn Nguyen, president, and Ian Robertsson, chair of finance, reported the finance committee’s funding recommendations for De Anza programs. Robertsson said at the meeting that the finance committee based ...

Fewer resources available for future De Anza students

Stephanie Lam and Shiri Marwaha

January 13, 2019

Students will see an absence of classified staff in the Student Success Center after a consensus vote was passed, eliminating six classified positions during a joint College Council, Administrative Services, Instructional Services and Student Services meeting on Jan 10. Other positions include Assessment ...

De Anza College Football saved

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018

After two weeks of strategic planning, the De Anza College football program has been saved from elimination, for now. The Instructional Planning and Budget team voted Nov. 27 to give award-winning coach Tony Santos and his championship winning team the opportunity to implement a two-pha...

IPBT kicks off program review process with questionnaire revision

My Do and Miguel Cerda

November 24, 2018

The Instructional Planning and Budget Team started the program review process on Nov. 12 by breaking into four working groups to revise the questionnaire. IPBT co-chair Lorrie Ranck said the purpose of this exercise was to make sure the group would be getting the exact information they needed throu...

De Anza football gets another chance

Christian Trujano and Brenna White

November 12, 2018

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

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

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 23, 2018

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...

Counselor positions affected due to budget cuts

Jonathan Cabrera, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018

The Student Services Planning and Budget team will amend their recommendation to eliminate the Dean of Counseling and Associate Vice President of Student Services, said the Co-Chair Vice President of Student Services, Rob Mieso. “To reach their desired target, the leading amount of eliminated positions...