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PALM DESERT — Following a third-party investigation, College of the Desert Board of Trustees voted 4-2 to formally warn Area 1 Trustee Rubén AríAztlán Pérez about his past actions and words. Moreover, the entire board was put on notice about treating colleagues with respect. “As board chair, I will be asking President Hope to schedule…
COD leader backtracks on assertion that no needs assessment was done for Palm Springs campus Note: Subscription required
The first College of the Desert Board of Trustees meeting with Joel Kinnamon as a trustee marked the beginning of an uncertain era for COD Superintendent/President Martha Garcia as three of the five trustees have now opposed her leadership. Source: The Desert Sun – read full article here for subscribers only.
The Desert Sun released an announcement on the College of the Desert which will host a virtual community forum on its plans for a Palm Springs campus Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The forum, which will be on Zoom at Bit.LY/3Q8RkVn, will also be viewable on COD’s YouTube page. Read full article here
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