President's Office

«March 2019»

Update Following the March 5, 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting

Here's a brief summary of the March 5, 2019 Board of Trustees meeting in case you were not able to attend in-person or follow along via Youtube.

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CR and Greenway Partners Collaborate on Land Use Ideas for Vacant Buildings

We entered into an agreement with Greenway Partners concerning the repurposing the Eureka Campus' Life Science and Physical Science buildings on the Eureka campus.

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St. Joseph Hospital Donated $2 Million to HSU's New BSN Program

Senator Mike McGuire held a press conference yesterday to announce that Humboldt State University is bringing back its nursing program and St. Joseph Hospital committed a $2 million grant to help implement and sustain the new partnership between the College of the Redwoods and HSU.

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President/Superintendent's Blog

We have the FCMAT Study Results

We asked the Fiscal Crises and Management Assistant Team, also known as FCMAT, to come in to review and provide guidance on our general fund budget and multi-year financial planning for the current and two subsequent fiscal years.  Another part of the engagement was for them to conduct a Fiscal Health Risk Analysis  and give us an overview of the fiscal condition of the District.

Congratulations to Lisa Sayles and Reno Giovannetti!

Lisa Sayles and Reno Giovannetti are rock stars! They are going to present at the 2017 Online Teaching Conference this summer.

Importance of the Academic Senate in Governance At CR

The Academic Senate is the body empowered by law to have its say on all matters touching on what CR academics do, and what we need to do in the future if CR is to thrive.  As such, it is critically important that the faculty remain fully engaged and remain steadfast in their commitment to make our institution better for our students and community. 

General Update on Some Information Coming out of Sacramento

We get a regular report about the State's budget, key legislation, and other information of general interest to community colleges from our advocacy firm, McCallum Group, Inc.  I think that it's important that you be aware of some of the information.

Meeting of the President's Advisory Committee on Equity and Inclusion

We held a meeting of the President’s Advisory Committee on Equity and Inclusion on February 17, 2017.  We had representatives from the community, faculty and staff from College of the Redwoods and Humboldt State University, and students from our Black Student Union attend the meeting.  It was an incredibly powerful meeting.  I thoroughly enjoyed the passionate discussion, creativity, and profound commitment displayed by the members of the committee.  I want to share some the resultant ideas of the meeting with you.