Category Archives: President’s Updates

Hope sprung up last night, for 40 minutes…

LCC Faculty, Four members of the college’s Budget Committee voted to oppose the Administration’s proposed budget last night, leaving a 5-4 vote in favor, but needing eight votes to pass the budget. For the first time in years, members of … Continue reading

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LCCEA Update: May 1, 2015

LCC Faculty Colleagues, Greetings. I hope this finds you a well. A quick update on a few matters: A.) As you have likely heard already, our OEA-supported lawsuit against the illegal reductions in PERS rights was largely victorious yesterday. The Oregon … Continue reading

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LCCEA Update – April 1, 2015

LCC Faculty Colleagues, I hope this finds you well and that you were able to get some rest and had some fun last week. I’m writing to report on a number of matters, and once again will divide this report into … Continue reading

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LCCEA President’s Report: 2/3/15

LCC Faculty Colleagues, A quick report on three matters: 1. Enrollment Capacity MOA Update LCCEA representatives have had eight meetings with College representatives since the start of Fall term regarding the Enrollment Capacity MOA, focused on correcting errors in the … Continue reading

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LCCEA President’s Report – 1/27/15

LCC Faculty Colleagues, This is the second section of my report on current matters. Today’s topics: 1. Board of Education Meeting, College Budget, etc 2. Shared Governance and Diversity Education Policy (a.k.a. Cultural Competency “Training”) 3. Oregon Educational Reform (“Deform”): Dual … Continue reading

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President’s Update: 8/21/14

Colleagues, I hope this finds you well and enjoying summer.  I’m writing to report on a few matters. •    Insurance Open Enrollment •    “Enrollment Capacity Enhancement” •    Grievances Update •    All Faculty Meeting Sept 25 and New Association / Federation … Continue reading

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President’s Update: 5/15/14

LCC Faculty Colleagues, I am writing to report on several matters; this is intended to provide an introduction to several key issues that we can discuss further in our Membership Meeting today and in other venues: LCCEA Membership Meeting: Thursday, May … Continue reading

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President’s Update: College Budget, Layoffs, and Board of Education Meeting

LCC Faculty,   I am writing to report on Monday’s developments related to the college FY15 budget and the Administration’s announced plans to close programs and lay off faculty and staff.  The Association is very pleased to report that at … Continue reading

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Update on College Budget: Reality vs. Rhetoric

Late Sunday, Apr. 27: All, A quick report, more soon. It’s important to be clear about the budget process, including what is supposed to be happening, what is actually happening, where things are now, and what we can expect in … Continue reading

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President’s Update: Does anyone read Orwell anymore?

LCC Faculty Colleagues: An update on several things: 1. Faculty Layoffs 2. College Budget 3. Faculty Vacancies 4. Part-time Faculty Steps 5. Course cancelations 6. Diversity Education policy 7. Governance “review” and survey – deadline April 8 8. Administration Salaries … Continue reading

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