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The Board of Trustees announces their decision after hearing votes of no-confidence in President Dr. Chong from both the Academic Senate and the Student Government Association. Photo by Adeira Sherpa.

Chong will stay, agrees to pay cut and ongoing review

April 11, 2018

The board of trustees praised, chastised and ultimately stood behind the embattled Santa Rosa Junior College president after a tumultuous 10 days and no-confidence votes by students and faculty. Dr. Frank Chong accepted a 5-percent pay cut as part of...

President Frank Chong speaks to The Oak Leaf Student Media during a video interview about student reactions to the sudden summer cuts. Photo by staff writers.

A full reversal is anticipated from Chong and administration on summer cuts

April 3, 2018

Editor’s note: To receive updates on this story and other breaking news, please download the Oak Leaf mobile app for Apple or Android. The Santa Rosa Junior College administration is expected to definitively reverse last week’s decision to make massive cuts to the summer schedule tomorrow after an overwhelmingly negati...

Illustration by Rachel Edelstein

Summer cuts or ulterior motives?

April 2, 2018

Editor’s note: To receive updates on stories like this, please download the Oak Leaf mobile app for Apple or Android. For many Santa Rosa Junior College students, the recent announcement of proposed summer class cuts serves a massive halt to the progression of their college paths. The proposal and its si...

A desolate hallway in Forsyth Hall may foreshadow the inevitable loss of classes at SRJC.

College plans to reduce classes to offset deficit

April 12, 2016

Santa Rosa Junior College is preparing to cut 5 to 6 percent of classes for the upcoming fall semester to help offset a projected $6 million deficit at the end of the school year, according to multiple sources. Vice President of Academic Affairs Mary Kay ...

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