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Faculty protests, student concerns raised at Foothill-De Anza Board meeting

Faculty protests, student concerns raised at Foothill-De Anza Board meeting

Matt Risko, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2018


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The Foothill De-Anza Board of Trustees met for the last time in the quarter on June 11 where students and faculty voiced concerns about transparency issues surrounding budget cuts, early class cancellation and Cost of Living Adjustment. The meeting began with Bruce Swenson, president of the board,...

Updates : Vote of no confidence, Work-to-contract, early class cancellation

Updates : Vote of no confidence, Work-to-contract, early class cancellation

Genevieve Kolar and Christian Trujano

June 20, 2018


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Vote of no confidence: De Anza College’s Academic Senate endorsed a vote of no confidence in California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley on June 4. The resolution would join those of approximately fifteen other community colleges in expressing lack of support for Oakley’s actions. Reas...

Job action threatens committees, graduation attendance

Rebecca Arnone, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2018


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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...

Letter to the editor: ‘Work to contract’ issue, De Anza needs stronger leadership

Meredith Heiser-Duron, Guest Contributor

June 4, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Board, Chancellor, and College Presidents,   I am here in my office on Tuesday grading the last 20 papers in Poli 1, which I could not finish over the holiday weekend. However, I find my mind drifting to the “work to contract issue” and what it means in terms of respect for/collabo...