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DASB cuts bike program, ICC funding, increases HEFAS, special allocations funding

Kathleen Quinn and Aliya Nupbay

March 10, 2020

Over $6,500 was cut from DASB Senate’s finance committee’s proposed budget, but it did not result in many redistributions for programs in Fund 41 that had been cut considerably in the proposed budget. Halina Liang, DASB finance chair, said there was a 17% decrease from the current budget to the...

DASB Senate discusses budget cuts

DASB Senate discusses budget cuts

Taylor Park, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

The DASB Senate discussed justifications about budget cuts and raises within the proposed 2020-21 budget, including budget cuts in campus programs and student payroll and increases in wages for DASB Senate student payroll. DASB Chair of Finance, Halina Liang, discussed the proposed budgets for the...

Campus program student payrolls proposed to decrease in 2020-21

Campus program student payrolls proposed to decrease in 2020-21

Annalise Freimarck and Kathleen Quinn

February 18, 2020

The proposed DASB Senate 2020-21 budget for student payroll is $301,000, a $33,000 decrease from this fiscal year’s budget of $334,000 because funding for many positions is being cut altogether. For the fiscal year of 2018-19, the student payroll budget was $445,000. The proposed $301,000 is a $144,000...

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 ...

Playoff bound De Anza football team may be doomed

Defensive back, Aaron	Couch delivering a heartfelt speech on how football molded him into the man he is today at the Oct. 30 IPBT meeting.

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...

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

Simone Clay, Staff Reporter

July 7, 2018

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

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...

The De Anza budget crisis in a nutshell

June 28, 2018

De Anza College is facing district-wide budget cuts that will affect programs such as dance, music, tennis and several others. Elimination of these programs is viable, and there will be only more to come in the following months. This is a re-cap of what has been discussed so far.

De Anza Budget Crisis: World languages

June 28, 2018

De Anza College’s Spanish, French, Italian and German departments are 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...

De Anza Budget Crisis: Music

June 28, 2018

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...