Less is better

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So ET has over 90 projects we want to implement by 2017. That list is only a fraction of the work at the college.  Chemeketa is an idea-rich environment. We have way more good intentions than we have time and … Continued

Budget planning demystified

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Our budget is built from program and department requests that committees, deans and vice presidents scrutinize before taking to Executive Team. All that thought, conversation and effort put into unit planning culminates in meetings in February when ET develops the … Continued

Skillsoft enjoys spa week

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Employee Development is giving our Skillsoft learning management system a makeover this week.  Skillsoft will be on break February 9-13 so you won’t be able to complete any courses since your progress and completion cannot be captured. When Skillsoft comes … Continued

Presidential search update

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The Presidential Search Advisory Committee is reviewing 21 applications from candidates aspiring to be our next college district president. The application period closed January 5. Members of the committee will discern who from that pool they want to interview and then recommend … Continued

Oh, you are the boss of me

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Human resources director Alice Sprague updated us on trainings for supervisors at our January 27 meeting. We seem generally satisfied with our supervisors. Anyway, that’s what the employee satisfaction survey indicated back in 2012. At that time there was strong … Continued

Why accreditation is like the Oscars

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Accreditation is kind of like the Oscars for colleges. The Academy Awards ceremony takes place February 22 and celebrates creative effort and achievement. Our accreditation visit takes place April 8-10 and while it has less pop culture appeal, accreditation too … Continued