La Voz News

Approved staff pay raise to be negotiated

Saman Mashayekhi, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

The Foothill-De Anza faculty association unanimously ratified a two-year salary proposal for both full-time and part-time faculty. The district and faculty agreed to raise the 5% to 6% raise in 2019-20 term with another increase in 2020-21. The deal is only temporary because of all the complexities...

Presidential search committee includes part-time representative

Bhuvaneshwari Natarajan, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

The De Anza College Academic Senate voted in members for the college president search at the Oct. 21 meeting. Ishmael Tarikh was voted as the part-time representative, Tim Shively as the faculty association representative and Cynthia Kaufman, director of VIDA, Karen Chow of language arts division...

De Anza faculty get one time raise, retirement plan

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2018

The Foothill-De Anza Faculty Association ratified a deal with the district resulting in a temporary five percent pay raise for faculty on Thursday, Oct. 11. Three-hundred six faculty members voted in favor of ratifying the salary settlement and two opposed, according to an email from Faculty Associa...

Job action threatens committees, graduation attendance

Rebecca Arnone, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2018

The Foothill-De Anza faculty enters its third week in a dispute with district adminstrators over the allocation of a cost of living adjustment. May 21 was the first day of a work-to-contract job action wherein the faculty are doing the minimum contractual obligations of their jobs, which means no unco...

Opinion: Faculty undervalued in budget crisis

Tim Shively, Guest Contributor

May 21, 2018

The Foothill-De Anza District’s budget reduction plans endanger an unacceptable number of faculty jobs. No one is denying that we are in a budget crisis. At last Monday’s Foothill-De Anza Board meeting, a revised plan was approved to address the now $17 million deficit, 50 percent of which will be De...

Six De Anza programs to undergo viability review

Six De Anza programs to undergo viability review

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018

Dance, photography and wildlife science technician programs have been selected for review by an upcoming Viability Advisory Team, following an April 24 vote by De Anza College’s Instructional Planning and Budget Team. The paralegal, music and massage therapy programs will also be reviewed by the...