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CR's July 12, 2024 Times Standard Article - Everyone is College Material

Do you know someone who would excel in college but is holding back because they feel intimidated by the idea? It's disheartening to see such potential go untapped due to fear or uncertainty.

Summary of the July 2, 2024 Board of Trustees Meeting

It is my pleasure to share a summary of the July 2, 2024 Board meeting with you.

CR's June 28, 2024 Times Standard Article - Challenges and Unity

I have a confession: I am a long-time Star Trek fan and have watched every episode and movie in the Star Trek Universe. In the closing minutes of the Star Trek: Discovery series finale, Captain Burnham, played by Sonequa Martin-Green, reflected on her crew's various, ostensibly impossible missions and said something along the lines of: “We are stronger because of the challenges we face together.”  This is precisely how I feel as the President of College of the Redwoods.

Summary of the June 4, 2024 Board of Trustees Meeting

It is my pleasure to share a summary of the June 4, 2024 Board meeting with you.

The trustees' agenda included the swearing-in of Trustee Elect Leslie Benitez, the approval of the three resolutions calling for the election in Del Norte, Humboldt and Trinity counties, and the approval of a resolution denouncing the Supreme Court's decision on community college admissions and affirming our commitment to racial diversity and equity. The Trustees also discussed the Board's self-evaluation, approved of our 2024-25 Tentative Budget, had a conversation with our bond consultants about the bond tracking survey results, and met with me in closed session to discuss  my evaluation.

CR's May 31, 2024 Times Standard Article

I want to share CR's May 31, 2024 Times Standard Education Matters article with you. I want to thank Molly Blakemore for her advice and invaluable assistance on CR's columns. 

CR's May 17, 2024 Times Standard Article

It is my pleasure to share CR's May 17, 2024 Times Standard Education Matters article with you.

Summary of the May 7, 2024 Board of Trustees Meeting

I summarized the May 7, 2024 Board of Trustees meeting for folks who were not able to participate in person or via zoom.

CR's May 3, 2024 Times Standard Article

Here's a copy of CR's May 3, 2024 Times Standard Education Matters article.

CR's April 19, 2024 Times Standard Article

It is my pleasure to share CR's April 19, 2024 Times Standard Education Matters article with you.

CR's April 5, 2024 Times Standard Article

It is my pleasure to share CR's April 5th Education Matters Times Standard article with you.

Summary of the April 2, 2024 Board of Trustees Meeting

It is my pleasure to share a brief summary of the April 2, 2024 Board of Trustees meeting with you. I am honored and pleased to say that, at this Board meeting, our Trustees approved Resolution 806 that recognizes April as "Campus Pride Month". 

 

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