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Faculty members vote no confidence in President Blake

In a recent poll, nearly 91 percent of faculty members voted that they have ‘no confidence’ in President/Superintendent Joi Lin Blake’s leadership.

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Faculty Senate President, Craig Thompson, debates on the template for the vote of no confidence. Kiana Teixeira/The Telescope

Craig Thomspon, the Faculty Senate President, shared the poll results in an email on Oct. 22.

According to the results, 237 faculty members participated in the vote, nearly 75 percent of full-time faculty members.

Out of those who participated, 217 members voted that they have no confidence in the future of Blake’s leadership. Twenty participants voted that they do have confidence and three ballots were disqualified.

The Faculty Senate plans to create a resolution during their Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 meetings. The vote results will be a part of the resolution and will be presented to Governing Board trustees at the Nov. 12 meeting. 

The Governing Board meeting is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. on Nov. 12 in room SSC-1.


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