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October 24, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Peninsula College welcomes two new members to its board

Peninsula College trustees have welcomed Celeste Schoenthaler, the executive director of Olympic Community Health, and Glenn Ellis, Jr., treasurer on the Makah Tribal Council, as its newest members.
Peninsula Daily News, Oct. 23, 2023

Lower Columbia College announces college president finalists

The board of trustees of Lower Columbia College announced the selection of four finalists for the position of college president: Chato Hazelbaker, Roman Hernandez, David Pelkey, and Matt Seimears.
Daily News, Oct. 23, 2023

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree approved for Grays Harbor College

On Thursday, the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges approved the proposal for a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree through Grays Harbor College, alongside South Puget Sound Community College.
KXRO News Radio, Oct. 20, 2023

A funding revolution

In thinking about traditional funding models that give public tax dollars to colleges based solely on enrollment, Choi Halladay is reminded of a famous quote from the legendary college basketball coach John Wooden: “Never mistake activity for achievement.” [State Board for Community and Technical Colleges]
Community College Daily, Oct. 20, 2023

Governor appoints Chris Thomas to Centralia College Board of Trustees

Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Chris Thomas to serve on the Centralia College Board of Trustees, Centralia College announced Wednesday. Trustees are appointed by the governor for five-year terms for a maximum of 10 years.
Centralia Chronicle, Oct. 19, 2023

Motivational Speaker Dawn Shaw speaks stops by Columbia Basin College

Students, faculty and other members of the community gathered at Columbia Basin College to hear what one Washington resident had to say about self esteem, and her struggles on it. ... [Video]
NBC Right Now, Oct. 18, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

DataPoints: Race/ethnicity of CEOs

Leadership at community colleges remains more diverse than at other types of colleges and universities, but it is still predominantly White, according to an American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) analysis of survey data of CEOs at institutions of higher education.
Community College Daily, Oct. 20, 2023

New Barriers for Community Colleges

... Community colleges serve roughly 40 percent of all Black undergraduate students and more than 50 percent of all Latino/a undergraduate students.
Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 20, 2023

Gauging faculty on their roles, post-Covid

Two- and four-year faculty appear to be finding their footing in the “new normal” following the upheaval during Covid, according to a new Cengage report.
Community College Daily, Oct. 19, 2023

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