Palomar board debates hiring diversity, presidents’ contract
Dec13

Palomar board debates hiring diversity, presidents’ contract

Palomar’s Governing Board meeting on Dec. 11 featured discussions of future plans for the upcoming Spring semester and concerns regarding diversity amongst faculty. The Board elected positions, where Mark Evilsizer was selected to be President, John Halcon as the Vice President, and Nancy Ann Hensch as Secretary. Joi Lin Blake was also elected as Secretary to the Board. New Governing Board Member Norma Miyamoto, a former dean at...

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Student Government pursues yearly goals
Oct24

Student Government pursues yearly goals

Palomar’s Associated Student Government (ASG) has adopted their yearly goals, and have begun to implement them into the campus community. The ASG went on their group retreat and worked together to create goals for each individual committee goals. Their goals are geared towards connecting with the college community, getting more students involved, and bettering the campus for the students. “I want to leave the ASG much...

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Faculty Federation files lawsuit against Governing Board

The Palomar Faculty Federation is suing the Governing Board for claimed violations of the Brown Act. During the July 2018 Governing Board meeting, the Board discussed and approved an amendment for the contract of Superintendent/President, Joi Lin Blake. The amendment raised her base salary by $62,027 from her starting salary two years ago. The Faculty Federation felt it was improper to do this in closed session and violated the Brown...

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Faculty Federation opts not to endorse Governing Board incumbent
Oct23

Faculty Federation opts not to endorse Governing Board incumbent

The Palomar Faculty Federation has endorsed two newcomers for the open Governing Board trustee positions and choosing not to endorse 16-year Board incumbent, Mark Evilsizer. Faculty Federation Co-President, Teresa Laughlin explained the reasoning for the decision not to endorse Evilsizer, as relating to issues with “transparency, and also responsiveness.” “We try to reach out and we’re kind of ignored, to be...

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Election: Aimee Keith
Oct22

Election: Aimee Keith

Q: What is your educational & career background? A: I went to Southwestern College in Chula Vista. When I got out of highschool I obtained an Associates of arts in economics. I was originally studying political science but I ended up getting married and I wanted to start a family so I thought economics would be better. Then I had a couple kids and then I went to University of Phoenix. I continued to my Bachelor’s degree in...

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Election: Lee Dulgeroff
Oct22

Election: Lee Dulgeroff

Q: What is your educational & career background? A: I earned my undergraduate degree from San Diego State University in aerospace engineering. I did take some community college classes while I was going to San Diego State, in fact one of my favorite professors was a community college professor who taught philosophy 101. So I studied undergraduate at San Diego State, and then I went on and got a Master’s degree in computer...

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