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Attend the upcoming board meeting!!

LCC Faculty Colleagues,   We’ve just been notified of this time change.  Join us this Monday, November 18, for the board meeting from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. and wear red.  For a free meal before the meeting, come to the cafeteria at 5:00 p.m.  We will … Continue reading

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Update for Faculty 3.18.19

18 October 2019 Dear Colleagues,   I’m writing with a quick update from Wednesday’s tremendous action at the Board meeting. About 65 faculty members attended — filling the Boardroom seats, aisle, and spilling into the hallway. Faculty members delivered the … Continue reading

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President’s Update 11.4.19

4 November 2019 LCC Faculty Colleagues, I’m writing with updates on workshops and required professional development, faculty survey results, bargaining, college budget, and more. Workshops and required professional development You may have read an email from the new Chief Human … Continue reading

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LCC: A Diminishing Focus on Instruction

LCCEA Releases “Lane Community College: A Diminishing Focus on Instruction” Report by Independent Researcher Daniel Morris, Ph.D., has identified key findings about trends at Lane Community College. Compared to other public, two year colleges in the U.S., LCC is below … Continue reading

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Bargaining Update June 10 2019

LCC Faculty Colleagues, Your LCCEA Bargaining Team met again with the College on Monday. The three-hour meeting focused largely on a discussion of the college’s interests regarding evaluations. The College declined to provide an updated economic offer despite the fact … Continue reading

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LCCEA President Updates on community college funding, bargaining, PERS, college budget, and more

LCC Faculty Colleagues, I’m writing with updates on community college funding, bargaining, PERS, college budget, and more. Community College Funding — Good News! Today the legislature released amendments for HB5024 setting proposed funding levels for higher education in Oregon. The … Continue reading

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LCCEA OFFICER ELECTIONS

Elections for LCCEA Officers for 2019 – 2021 are now open. The following nominations were received and accepted: Vice President At-large: Russell Shitabata Vice President for Learning Advancement: Wendy Simmons Vice President for Part-Time Faculty: Nancy Wood Vice President for Professional Technical Faculty: Christina … Continue reading

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May 8 Rally to Fund Our Future 11:45 am

Join your LCCEA colleagues and all advocates of public education on Wednesday, May 8 for a “Fund Our Future” rally from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. This event is part of a statewide day of action. The event will take place … Continue reading

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Bargaining Response and Update

Colleagues, Due to faculty members’ overwhelming negative responses to the College’s bargaining proposal, the LCCEA Action Team will be contacting faculty members and department reps about various means to demonstrate solidarity and to support the LCCEA Bargaining Team. Please continue … Continue reading

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President’s Update 4/17/19

LCC Faculty Colleagues, I’m writing with more updates on bargaining, college budget, and statewide legislative issues. Bargaining: If you have not done so, please read the bargaining update provided by your LCCEA Bargaining Team last week. The LCCEA presented extensive … Continue reading

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