The vision for the campus, which is a combination of the 2021 and 2023 schematic designs, includes: opportunities for “learning on display” like a culinary space that is visible from the street, an outdoor learning space, cultural center and even an entertainment center. Read full broadcast here
Palm Springs, COD still in limbo over attorneys’ conflict-of-interest waiver
Response Letter dated 5/19
College of the Desert trustees consider toothless resolution amid continuing leadership crisis.
The news: Roughly 30 taxpayers, civic leaders, and representatives of the tourism and hospitality industries spoke in person or via Zoom during a regular meeting of the COD Board of Trustees, sticking tight to recent demands that college officials approve building a version of the college that was touted as far back as 2004. Read full…
The Coachella City Council passed a resolution Wednesday urging College of the Desert to build a campus in their city. Councilmember Megan Beaman Jacinto, an attorney who represents the former college president in ongoing concerns between him and the college’s board of trustees, was absent. Read full article here
The search for a new College of the Desert trustee is down to its final four candidates. On Tuesday, school officials sent News Channel 3 the final list of candidates: The finalists have been invited to a special Board of Trustees meeting on Friday for in-person interviews. Full broadcast report here