Resolutions to recall all laid off faculty from 2022 were presented to the board budget and audit committee, but were quickly stalled. The absent author of the resolutions and policy confusion compiled to a stalemate and the resolutions are now on pause.
There are new trustees in town and there are already big expectations for them to make some waves. The three newest board members prepare to action their campaign promises.
With roots in San Francisco, Anita Martinez, Vick Chung and Susan Solomon ran on a labor-backed slate in November and unseated three long-time incumbents. Now, the new trustees promise to listen to the concerns of students, faculty and the public. Alan Wong was also elected board president during a special meeting on Jan. 19, and Anita Martinez was elected vice-president.