Category Archives: General

SUMMERTIME ALERT!

Colleagues, Did you know. . . •  That LCC has an extra $1.67 million available in its budget over the next two years? •  That this amount will easily cover the administration’s claimed savings from program cuts recently approved by … Continue reading

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Over 70 percent of LCC faculty disapprove of President, Administration, and Board

LCC Faculty, Please see the attached report showing the results of the recent Faculty Evaluations of the College President, Vice Presidents, Administration, and Board of Education. As you’ll see, the first two pages provide tables displaying the responses to the … Continue reading

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Torch editor nails what ails LCC. From the Register-Guard:

“The college’s most pressing problem now is distrust and fear of the administration…. Whatever the causes that contributed to so much upset and position-holding, one thing’s for sure: Something at Lane needs to change.”  —Read more of Penny Scott’s op-ed … Continue reading

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More excellent coverage on the Program Cuts debate

The LCC Torch continues its top-notch coverage of the Program Cuts debacle. Ten different perspectives fill pages of opinion columns, so the best thing to do is download the PDF file here. Some highlights: Torch editor Penny Scott nails what … Continue reading

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Full Coverage of LCC Board meeting debacle

On Wednesday evening, May 13, the Lane Community College Board of Education voted 4-2 to cut two programs: Auto Body and Paint, and Electronics — striking a blow to the college and unleashing waves of criticism. Full coverage and many … Continue reading

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LCCEA President’s Report: Board threatens layoffs; Enrollment capacity; Arbitrations

Jan. 14, 2015 LCC Faculty Colleagues, I am writing to report on a number of matters, and will divide this report into different editions. Today’s topics: 1. Board of Education Threatening Major Faculty and Staff Cuts 2. WORKLOAD, CLASS CANCELLATION, … Continue reading

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GTFF Strike Support Fund website

LCC Faculty Colleagues, Some of you have asked how you can make a donation to the GTFF Strike Support Fund (besides sending money to us to get to them; thanks to those of you have already done so). The GTFF … Continue reading

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Quick Update on the GTFF Strike

Barring a very last minute call by the UO Administration to return to the bargaining table (GTFF Representatives have made clear they are willing to bargain anytime), the strike will commence in a few hours. Here are many ways that LCC … Continue reading

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GTFF Strike likely: December 2nd (tomorrow)

LCC Faculty Colleagues, I’m writing regarding the possible (likely) strike by our colleagues in the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation local union (GTFF) at the University of Oregon, possibly starting tomorrow. The LCCEA, and the OEA Community College Council, support the efforts … Continue reading

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Reminder: Rally for Public Education

Hello members of the Lane Community, Reminder: Please attend tomorrow’s Rally for Public Education Funding Reform. This effort will take more than good intentions, but relies on community participation. This Saturday, Eugene will be serving as the starting point for a … Continue reading

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