Senior faculty and staff are leaving Clatsop Community College. Some are leaving for other colleges, some taking early retirement, some just quitting, with no waiting employment.
If you know anyone who works at CCC, you know just how bad it is.
A large part of it is the College Crippling Computer System, but it goes deeper.
Faculty and classified employees feel like the administration and board are ignoring their concerns, failing to live up to commitments to address those concerns, and not being honest in communicating with them.
Over and over again we heard the same recurring themes: Leadership, Accountability, and Communication.
Unlike the current board, who believe it’s not really their job to talk to faculty or staff (an actual quote from an incumbent board member at a recent candidate forum), Patrick, Trudy, and Sue will be accessible to faculty and staff.