According to an article entitled “California Community Colleges to Receive More Funding Under New Budget” from May, 2015, the 2015-16 state budget was supposed to “direct $75 million to increase full-time faculty hiring.” The article goes on to say, “The distribution of full-time faculty is not even across all community colleges, so the budget requires…
Frustrated educators from a college in Monterey are taking their complaints about low salaries to the state. Full Story
From Monterey County Weekly: In October 2016, Monterey Peninsula College administrators and faculty union representatives sat down across a table from each other with the hopes of reaching a contract agreement. Full Story
Excellent article from The Nation on why college professors are paid so little.
Video from a demonstration prior to contract negotiations on September 23, 2017
By Bob Coble The MPC Teachers Association met for another (fruitless?) negotiation session today. Before the team went into the session a number of faculty and supportive students gathered outside the administration building for a short rally. I was there in support — after all MPC was my alma mater back in the late 1950s before I went up…
Read this for a point-by-point rebuttal of the false claims made by the District in Spring 2017:
Monterey County Weekly has an article this week: “Monterey Peninsula College reckons with internal challenges while external forces reshape community colleges.”